## How big is a hectare?The hectare (abbreviated ha) is a unit of area equal to 10,000 square meters and used exclusively for measuring land. To get a sense of how big this is, imagine a football field. A football field is almost exactly 100 meters from one end line to the opposite goal line. Imagine a square of that length on each side, and youâ€™ve got an area of one hectare. There are 100 hectares in one square kilometer, so one square kilometer is the same area as a square that is ten football fields on one side. |

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