Land Measurement Units In India – Area Conversion Table

Land Measurement Units In India – Area Conversion Table

Area Conversion Table

Following Area Conversion Table gives important conversion factors and a brief description about all area units.

Area Unit Area Conversion Factor Remarks
1 Ankanam 72 sqft 1 Acre is equal to 605 Ankanams. Unit used in parts of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
1 Acre 4840 sqyd Standard Unit to measure land, used in India and internationally.
1 Are 100 sqmtr 1 hectare is equal to 100 ares.
1 Bigha – Assam/ Bengal 1600 sqyd Bigha size in Assam and Bengal.
1 Bigha – Pucca (Bihar/ UP-I/ Rajasthan-I/ Punjab-I/ Haryana-I) 3025 sqyd Pucca Bigha is measured by Shahjahani Jarib of length 165 ft. 1 Pucca Bigha = 165 ft X 165ft. Used in Bihar and parts of UP, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana.
1 Bigha (Gujarat/ Rajasthan-II) 1936 sqyd Bigha size used in Gujarat and some parts of Rajsthan. It is measured by Gantari Jarib of length 132 ft. 1 Bigha = 132 ft X 132 ft.
1 Bigha (HP-I/ Uttarakhand-I) 968 sqyd Bigha size used in parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
1 Bigha (HP-II/ Uttarakhand-II) 900 sqyd Bigha size used in parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
1 Bigha (MP) 1333.33 sqyd Bigha size used in parts of Madhya Pradesh.
1 Bigha- Kachha (Punjab-II/ Haryana-II/ UP-II) 1008.33 sqyd Kachha Bigha is one-third of Pucca Bigha. Used in parts of Punjab, Haryana & U.P. where settlement (bandobast/ chakbandi) has not happened.
1 Biswa – Pucca (UP-I/ Rajasthan-I/ Punjab-I/ Haryana-I) 151.25 sqyd 1/20 Bigha (Pucca)
1 Biswa – Rajasthan II 96.8 sqyd 1/20 Bigha (Rajasthan-II)
1 Biswa (HP-I/ Uttarakhand-I) 48.4 sqyd 1/20 Bigha (HP-I/ UK-I)
1 Biswa (HP-II/ Uttarakhand-II) 45 sqyd 1/20 Bigha (HP-II/ UK-II)
1 Biswa (Kaccha) – (Punjab-II/ Haryana-II/ UP-II) 50.417 sqyd 1/20 Bigha (Kaccha).
1 Biswansi 1/20 Biswa 1 Biswa has 20 Biswansis. Unit used in UP, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Each state has a different value for Biswansi depending on the value of Biswa/ Bigha used.
1 Centiare 1 sqmtr 1 Are is equal to 100 Centiares.
1 Cent 435.6 sqft 1 Acre is equal to 100 cents. Unit used in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.
1 Chatak 180 sqft Unit used in West Bengal. 1 Katha (Bengal) is equal to 16 chataks.
1 Decimal 48.4 sqyd 1 Acre is equal to 100 Decimals. Unit used in West Bengal.
1 Dhur (Bihar/ Jharkhand) 68.0625 sqft 1 Kattha (Bihar) has 20 Dhurs.
1 Dhur (Tripura) 3.6 sqft 20 Dhurs (Tripura) is equal to 1 Kranta.
1 Ghumaon 4840 sqyd An Acre is also known as Ghumaon in some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab.
1 Ground 2400 sqft Unit used in parts of Tamil Nadu.
1 Guntha 1089 sqft Unit used in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka & Maharashtra. Measured as 33ft X 33 ft. 40 Gunthas equal 1 Acre.
1 Hectare 10000 sqmtr An international unit to measure land, 1 hectare is equal to 100 ares or 10,000 sqmtr or 2.47 acres approximately.
1 Kanal 5445 sqft 8 kanals is 1 acre. Unit used in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.
1 Kattha (Assam) 2880 sqft 1 Bigha (Assam) is 5 Katthas (Assam).
1 Kattha (Bengal) 720 sqft 1 Bigha (Bengal) has 20 Kathas.
1 Kattha (Bihar) 1361.25 sqft 1 Bigha (Bihar) has 20 Kathas.
1 Kattha (MP) 600 sqft 1 Bigha (MP) has 20 Kathas.
1 Killa 4840 sqyd An Acre is also known as Killa in some parts of Haryana and Punjab.
1 Kranta 72 sqft 1 Acre is equal to 605 Krantas. Unit used in Tripura.
1 Kuncham 484 sqyd 1 Kuncham is equal to 10 cents. Unit used in Andhra Pradesh.
1 Lecha 144 sqft 20 Lechas is 1 Kattha (Assam).
1 Marla 272.25 sqft  20 marlas is 1 kanal. Unit used in Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.
1 Murabba 25acres 1 Murabba is 25 acres. Unit sometimes used in Punjabm Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
1 Nalli 240sq yd 1 Nalli is 240 sqyd. Unit used in Uttarakhand.
1 Perch 272.25 sqft 1 Square Perch is equal to a square rod, 30.25 sqyds or 1/160th acre.
1 Rood 10890 sqft 1 Rood is 1/4 of an acre. 40 square perches is equal to 1 Rood.
1 Sarsahi (Square Karam) 30.25 sqft Measured as 1 karam X 1 karam (66in X 66in). 1 Marla has 9 Sarsahies. Unit sometimes used in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
1 Shatak 435.6 sqft 1 Acre has 100 Shataks.
1 Square Centimeters 0.00107639 sqft 1 Square Metres is 10000 Square Centimetres.
1 Square Feet 144 sq in 1 feet is 12 inches.
1 Square Inch 0.0069444 sqft 1 feet is 12 inches.
1 Square Kilometer 247.1 acres Standard International Unit of area to measure land. 1 Sq km is 0.3861 Sq Miles, 100 Hectares, 247.1 Acres or 1000000 Sq Mtr.
1 Square Meter 10.76391042 sqft Standard International Unit of area to measure land. 1 Sq Mtr is
1 Square Mile 640 acres 1 Sq Mile is 2.59 Sqkm, 259 Hectares or 640 Acres.
1 Square Yard 9sqft. 1 sq yd is 9 sq ft, measured as 3 ft X 3 ft. Also known as “Gaj” in India.

Length Conversion Table

Length Unit Equals Length Conversion Factor
1 Centimeter (cm) = 10 mm, 0.01 m
1 Chain (ch) = 66 ft, 22 yd (gaj), 100 links (kadi), 4 rods
1 Feet (ft) = 12 inches, 30.48 cm
1 Furlong = 660 ft, 220 yd, 40 rods, 10 chains
1 Gaj = 1 yd, 0.91444 m, 3 ft, 36 in
1 Gattha = 5.5 hath, 2.75 yd, 8.25 ft, 99 in
1 Hath = 0.5 yd, 18 in, 1.5 ft
1 Inch (in) = 2.54 cm, 0.0833 ft
1 Jarib (Shahjahani) = 165 ft
1 Jarib (Gantari) = 132 ft
1 Karam = 66 in, 5.5 ft
1 Kilometer (km) = 1000m, 3280.84 ft
1 Meter (m) = 100 cm, 39.3701 in, 3.28084 ft
1 Mile (mi) = 1.60934 km, 5280 ft
1 Millimeter (mm) = 0.1 cm, 0.001m
1 Perch/ Rod/Pole = 16.5 sqft, 5.5 yd
1 Yard (yd) = 1 Gaj, 3 ft, 36 in, 0.91444 m

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