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A measure of area of land. A hectare is equal to 10,000 square meters. It traces its origins to the French revolutionary government. It is often used in real estate transactions. See also: Acre.


A land measurement under the metric system,equal to 10,000 square meters,or roughly 2.471 acres.

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The marina project was a joint venture with Alphaland contributing 10 hectares and Wenceslao contributing 22 hectares.
Last year, the company also introduced five townships in its portfolio covering almost 1,000 hectares of land.
Paje said they were able to cover forested areas through the governments National Greening Program, which has planted 684,148 hectares of the targeted 1.
85 hectares, of which 352 hectares were parcelled out to the beneficiaries after the segregation of the retention area of the landowner, and the exclusion of roads and eroded portions.
7 thousand hectares of rapeseed and turtles were threshed, 67,600 tons were harvested, the yield was 18.