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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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7 hectre (100 mu) agricultural technology demonstration park under Caojing Agriculture Co.
The impact of this implied seizure on our rights to the hardrock (veta) concession is unclear at this time since the alluvial and hardrock concessions occupy the same 500 hectre area.
She added: "To use pubs per 1,000 hectres is not a reliable criteria.