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# What is the difference between an acre and a hectare?

One hectare is defined as 10,000 square meters, whereas 1 acre is 4,840 square yards. There are approximately 2.47 acres in 1 hectare. Hectare is a unit of measurement in the International System of Units, while acre is a unit used in the English language.

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In the Middle Ages, the acre was defined as the area of land a person could plow in one day of work with one yoke of oxen. Since then, the acre has been standardized to refer to 4,840 square yards or a 1/640 of a square mile. The U.S. acre and the international acre vary slightly, but the difference is considered negligible.

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## How large is an acre?

A: An acre is equal to 43,560 square feet or 4,840 square yards. A square mile contains 640 acres. The word acre comes from the Old English term "aecer" or "a... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How big is 35 acres?

A: An acre is equal to 4,840 square yards, so 35 acres is equal to 169,400 square yards. This is equivalent to about .055 square miles. It takes about 640 acr... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How do you convert square meters to acres?

A: Take the number of square meters you have, and divide it by the number of square meters in 1 acre. One acre is about 4,047 square meters.... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How long is 1000 feet?

A: The length of 1000 feet is 04.8 meters, or 333.333 yards. Furthermore, 1000 feet is a distance of 0.189 miles, or 0.1646 nautical miles, and is equivalent ... Full Answer >Filed Under: