# Area Conversion Calculator

## Random Area Fact

An acre is almost the size of an American football field, not counting the end zones, and subtracting off about 10 yards. The entire field, counting the end zones, is about 1.32 acres.

## 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