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Area Conversion Calculator

Area is measured in a variety of units. You have your usual and commonly used square feet, square metres, acres, hectares, etc., but you also have regional units, such as guntha, bigha, cent, ground, etc. This makes it very difficult to figure out the area of any space. An area conversion calculator is a tool that helps you convert the measurement of an area between the various units.

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Area Conversion

Most Searched Conversion Units for Area Calculator in India

  1. Square Feet (sq ft)

    Square feet is a unit of measurement used to denote the area of a space in feet. This is a standard unit of measurement for land used across the globe in countries like the USA, Canada, UK, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, and Ghana. Square Feet is often denoted by sq. ft. or ft2.

  2. Square Meter (sq m)

    Square metre is another unit of measurement, primarily used to measure the two-dimensional area of spaces such as land, floor, walls, etc. It is also widely considered to be a standard unit of measurement across the world. Square Metre is typically denoted by sq. m. or m2.

  3. Square Yard (sq yd)

    The square yard is an imperial unit unlike the previous two that are metric, and is very commonly used across primarily English-speaking nations such as the USA, Canada, UK, India, and Pakistan. In India, the unit is frequently referred to as gaj or gaz. Square Yard is typically denoted by sq. yd. or yd2.

  4. Acre (ac)

    The acre is one of the oldest units used to measure land. Originally it was only used in the imperial system, but now it is used across the globe. An acre can be considered to be an area that is 4 rods wide by one long furlong. This unit can be used to measure all kinds of shapes such as rectangles, squares, pentagons, and even circles. As long as the total area of the land does not exceed 43,560 square feet it can be considered to be an acre, regardless of its length or width. An Acre is denoted by ac.

  5. Hectare (ha)

    Hectare is another commonly used unit of measurement across the world, and it is a metric unit. Countries like the US, UK, India, Myanmar, Australia, EU, and Canada are where hectare is used commonly. Hectare is commonly denoted as ha. It also has various names around the world, such as:

    1. Jerib in Iran

    2. Gong Qing in China

    3. Bunder in Netherlands

    4. Manzana in Argentina

  6. Bigha

    Bigha is a traditional unit of measurement commonly used in the Northern (and some Western and Eastern) States of India, such as Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. While the name of the unit is the same, the measurement of the unit varies from state to state. The term “kuchha bigha” is often used by landlords, while the term “Pucca” or “pakka bigha” is often used in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and Rajasthan.

  7. Ground

    The unit of measurement “Ground” is used in India and measures approximately 2,190 sq. ft. or about 203 sq. m. While it was phased out around the mid 20th century with the adoption of the metric system, the unit of measurement is still popular in the real estate sector.

  8. Cent

    Used typically in parts of South India, the cent is a unit of measuring area. Apart from the usual metric units, states like Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu use the cent. A cent is an area that measures about 1/100th of an acre, which works out to about 435 sq. ft. or about 40.5 sq. m. The unit is often used in the real estate sector and while in news reporting.

  9. Guntha

    The guntha or gunta is a unit of measurement of area used in South Asian countries, especially India. It measures about 1,089 sq. ft. or 101.17 sq. m.

    There you have it; some of the most commonly used units of land measurement in India. These units are used for a variety of sectors dealing primarily with land, such as construction, real estate, and agriculture.

What are different land measurement units?

Each area of India uses a region specific unit of measurement, apart from the standard units.

Units for measurement of land used in North India

There are some of the most common units of land measurement used in the north Indian states, such as Haryana, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, etc. These include Bigha, Biswa, Biswansi, Ghumaon, Kanal and Killa

Units for measurement of land used in South India

Some of the most common units of land measurement used in the south Indian states, such as Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu are: Ankanam, Cent, Ground, Guntha, Kuncham

Units for measurement of land used in East India

Here are some of the most common units of land measurement used in the east Indian states, such West Bengal, Tripura, Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam, etc: Chatak, Decimal, Dhur, Kattha, Lecha.

Units for measurement of land used in East India

Here are some of the most common units of land measurement used in the east Indian states, such Gujarat and Rajasthan: Bigha, Biswa, Biswansi

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