Arpent To Square Kilometer Converter

(arp to km^2 converter)

Convert Arpent to kmÂ²

 From: Arpent To: square kilometer

Seamlessly Convert Arpent to Square Kilometers with Precision

(Last Updated On: 2024-04-17)

Discover the ease of converting arpent to square kilometers with our efficient online tool. Curiosity piqued? Explore further to streamline your land measurement conversions.

What are Arpent and Square Kilometer

Definition of Arpent

An arpent is a historical French unit of land measurement commonly used in parts of France, Canada, and the United States. While its size varied by region and over time, it generally was about 4,200 square meters or 0.42 hectares. Today, the arpent is primarily of historical interest but can still be encountered in land records.

Definition of Square Kilometer

A square kilometer, symbolized as km², is a metric unit of area equal to a square measuring one kilometer on each side. It is commonly used for measuring large areas of geographic territories or land, such as cities, forests, or countries. The square kilometer is part of the international metric system and represents an area of 1,000,000 square meters.

Arpent to Square Kilometer Conversion Table

Arpent Square Kilometer (km²)
1 Arpent 0.00404686 km²
2 Arpents 0.00809372 km²
3 Arpents 0.01214058 km²
4 Arpents 0.01618744 km²
5 Arpents 0.0202343 km²
6 Arpents 0.02428116 km²
7 Arpents 0.02832802 km²
8 Arpents 0.03237488 km²
9 Arpents 0.03642174 km²
10 Arpents 0.0404686 km²

Conversion of Arpent to Square Kilometer

1 Arpent = 0.00404686 Square Kilometer
1 Square Kilometer = 247.105381 Arpents

Example 1:
Convert 10 Arpents to Square Kilometers:
10 Arpents = 10 × 0.00404686 km² = 0.0404686 km²

Example 2:
Convert 25 Arpents to Square Kilometers:
25 Arpents = 25 × 0.00404686 km² = 0.1011715 km²

History of Arpent and Square Kilometer

The arpent to square kilometer converter traces its roots back to historical France, where the arpent was used as a measure of land. With the adoption of the metric system, the arpent became less common, giving way to the square kilometer. This converter reflects a bridge between historical and modern units of area measurement.

How to use Arpent to Square Kilometer Converter

• Enter the value in arpents you wish to convert into the designated field.
• Click the 'Convert' button to initiate the conversion.
• View the result displayed in square kilometers.
• Use the 'Reset' button to clear the previous entries and perform new conversions.

Real Life Applications of Arpent to Square Kilometer

Harness the power of our Arpent to Square Kilometer Converter in various real-world situations.

• Assisting in the conversion of historical land records to contemporary units for legal and development purposes.
• Facilitating land transactions and evaluations where different measurement systems intersect.
• Enabling accurate and seamless conversion for urban planners and surveyors working on international projects.

Solved Examples arp to km^2

Example 1: To convert 5 arpents to square kilometers, you multiply 5 by 0.00404686, resulting in 0.0202343 km².

Example 2: To convert 15 arpents to square kilometers, you multiply 15 by 0.00404686, resulting in 0.0606949 km².