# Area Conversion Calculator

## Random Area Fact

Gabriel Mouton (1618–1694), a French scientist, is considered to be the "founding father" of the metric system.

## English to Metric Distance Conversions

The following length conversions can be used to derive some area conversions.

1 mi = 1.609344* km

1 yd = 0.9144* meters

1 ft = 30.48* cm

1 in = 2.54* cm

* Exact conversion between Metric and English

## Common Land Area Units

1 hectare = 10,000 square meters (100 m by 100 m)

1 square mile = 640 acres

1 acre = 4,840 yd²

## English Area Conversions

1 mi² = 5280*5280 ft²

1 ft² = 144 in²

1 yd² = 9 ft²