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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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Virgin Trend consists of 4 permits and 5 claims (164,207 hectares / 405,763 acres).
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.
Rio Tinto") has been granted the exploration rights to claims covering 25,205 hectares that lie adjacent to the claims held by Vaaldiam.
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.
b) The total purchase price of the 140 hectares of surface rights, before taxes, is EUR 550,000 (C$770,000).
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.
To the northwest, the Achiote project consists of two concessions covering 85,000 hectares (210,000 acres) in the vicinity of the Santa Lucia Concession.
7 thousand hectares of rapeseed and turtles were threshed, 67,600 tons were harvested, the yield was 18.
8722 hectares is comprised of 9 properties, including Mina Pina, Exploration Title No.
The Matoush property comprises 25 mining claims totalling 1,330 hectares.
The 12 reservations add an additional 10,705 hectares to NAU's ground position in Finland along the PSZ which now totals nearly 24,000 hectares.