# Are

An

**are** (symbol

**a**) is a unit of

surface area, equivalent to 100 square metres. The

*are* is most familiar through its derived unit, the

hectare.

- 1 are = 100 square metres
- 100 are = 1 hectare = 10,000 square meters

One

*are* equals 1076.3910 square

feet. One hectare is roughly 2.47

acres.

See also 1 E2 mē for a comparison with other areas.

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