# CIVIL ENGINEERING DIFFERENT UNITS CONVERSION FACTORS

LAND MEASUREMENT UNITS USE IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES:

There are certain types of measurements which are used in different areas of India and Pakistan. I hope this information will help you in understanding these differences. ## FEET OR METERS:

1 Feet = 12 inches

1 Feet = 0.3048 meter

1 Feet = 0.0929 meter square

1 Inch = 25.4 mm

1 Meter = 1,000 mm

1 Meter =3.281 feet

1 Meter = 1.094 yard

1 Meter Square = 10.764 square feet

## CENTIMETER:

1 Centimeter = 0.3937 inches

1 Centimeter = 0.032808 feet

2.54 Centimeter= 1 inch

30.48 Centimeters = 1 Foot

91.44 Centimeters = 1 yard

1 karam = 5.5 feet

1 karam = 1.67 meter

1 square Karam =  30.25 square feet

1 square Karam = 2.679 meter square

## MARLA:

1 Marla = 272.24 square feet = 9 square karam

1 Marla =  25.10 meter square

## KANAL:

1 Kanal  = 20 Marla = 5444.8 square feet (since, 1 Marla = 272.24 Square feet)

1 Kanal  =  502 meter square (since, 1 Marla = 25.10 meter square)

1 Kanal  =  180 square Karam (since 1 Marla = 9 square Karam)

## ACRE:

1 Acre =  43,560 Square Feet

1 Acre =  160 square rods

1 Acre = 10 square chains

1 Acre = 160 poles

1 Acre = 0.4047 Hectare

1 Acre = 100 square meters

## HECTARE:

1 Hectare = 10,000 Square meter

1 Hectare = 107,639 sq ft

1 Hectare = 11959.8 sq. yards

1 Hectare = 11959.8/4840 = 2.47 acre

## FOOT OR FURLONG:

1 Foot =  12 inches

1 Foot = 0.36 vars

1 Foot = 0.3048006

1 Furlong = 660 feet

1 Furlong =40 rods

## MILE:

1 Mile = 5280 feet

1 Mile =8 furlong

1 Mile = 320 rods

1 Mile = 80 chains

1 Mile =  1.60935 kilometers

1 Mile = 320 perches

1 Mile = 1609.2655 meters

1 Mile Square = 27,878,400 square feet

1 Mile Square = 2.59 square hectares

## PERCH, POLE OR ROD:

1 Perch = 1 pole

1 Perch = 1 rod

1 Perch = 16.5 feet

1 Pole = 16.5 feet

1 Pole = 1 perch

1 Pole = 1 rod

## YARD:

1 Yard = 36 inches

1 Yard = 3 feet

1 yard = 0.9144 meters

1 Yard = 91.44 centimeter

1 Square Yard = 9 square feet

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