Area Conversion Factors & Calculator

SOUTH AFRICAN AREA AND LENGTH CONVERSION FACTORS

GENERAL:

1000   Cape Feet                 =          1033               English Feet

12        Cape Feet                 =          1                      Cape Roods

144     Cape Feet²                =          1                      Roods²

600     Roods²                       =          1                      Morgen

1          Morgen                      =          8565.32          m²

1          Morgen                      =          0.856532       Hectares

1          Yard                            =          0.914              metres

220     Yards                          =          1                      Furlong

1          Hectare                      =          10,000            m²

1          Acre                            =          0.4047            Hectare

1          Acre                            =          4047               m²

1          Hectare                      =          2.47097          Acres

 

TO CONVERT:

Length:

Cape Feet to meters            :           Cape Feet x  0.314855575

English Feet to meters        :           English Feet x 0.3048

Area:

Cape Feet² to m²                  :           Cape ft² x 0.09913403

English Feet² to m²              :           English ft² x 0.09290304

Roods² to meters²                 :           Roods² x 14.27530031

Morgen to meters²                :           Morgen x 8565.32

Hectares to m²                      :           Hectares x 10,000

Remember:

Cape feet were normally used for the measurement of land.

English feet were normally used for the measurement of buildings.

Note: this information was taken from the South African Institute of Valuers Members Guide

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