A hectare is a unit of land that is equal to 1/10 of a square kilometer. It's usually used to measure land that is used for farming or for other purposes that require a lot of space.

  • The property is 2 hectares, which is twice the size of the lot that I wanted.

  • The farmer is growing crops on a hectare of land.

Definition of hectare


(abbreviated `ha') a unit of surface area equal to 100 ares (or 10,000 square meters)

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Example Sentences for hectare

  • 1

    The area of the commune is hectares.

  • 2

    The area of the district is 514 hectares.

  • 3

    The area of the park is 25 hectare.

  • 4

    The area of the farm is over 700 hectares.

  • 5

    The territory of the settlement covers an area of 690 hectares.

  • 6

    More than 30,00 hectares of land have been submerged.

  • 7

    The area of the village is approximately 2566 hectare and the population 7000.

  • 8

    Millions of hectares per year of farming land are being lost to urban and industrial development.

  • 9

    Of these the litre and the hectare are the most common.

  • 10

    The Loch Alsh flame shell reef is much larger than expected, covering an area of 75 hectares.