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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