Convert Katha to Acre

Since we tend to measure everything in our lives, it is only obvious that we would measure the properties we invest in. Buyers should know that 1 Katha is equal to  0.0165 acre.

What is Katha?

Katha, also often referred to as Kattha or Cottah, is a land measurement unit quite commonly used in Northern and Eastern India. Other than India, this unit of measurement is also used to measure land in Bangladesh and Nepal. Katha was quite commonly used in India during the mid-20th century. However, its usage is still quite frequent in many parts of the country. More importantly, it must be highlighted that the value of Katha varies from state to state and country to country.

Though the usage of Katha has become less popular and frequent in India, this unit of measurement is still used in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh. However, the value of Katha in each of these states is different. For instance, one Katha in Bihar is anywhere between 750 to 2,000 square feet and in Jharkhand, one Katha is equal to 1,742 square feet. In Bihar, one Katha is the same as 1,361 square feet and in West Bengal, it is equal to 720 square feet. In Nepal, one Katha is considered the same as 3,645 square feet and in Bangladesh, one Katha is the same as 720 square feet.

The problem with Katha is that its value differs from state to state and country to country. Thus, when you measure a piece of land in Katha, there is too much discrepancy involved. Therefore, while doing transactions related to large pieces of land, it is best to stick to a SI unit of land measurement. It is thus that we now discuss how to convert Katha to an acre. However, before we can do that, let us first understand what is Katha.

State 1 Katha In Acre
Assam 0.06611570246
Madhya Pradesh 0.01377410468
West Bengal 0.06611570246
Jharkhand 0.03124426078
Bihar 0.03124426078

What Is an Acre?

In old days, an acre was the area of land a pair of oxen could plough in a single day. The problem with this definition of an acre is that it involves too many varying factors and therefore, is susceptible to changes. For instance, the area of the land ploughed would change based on climate, speed of the oxen, etc. Therefore, a need to establish a standard definition of an acre was felt.

In today's world, an acre has a standard value across regions: one acre is equal to 43,560 square feet or 4,480 yards. Acre is usually used to measure large pieces of land. If you want to visualize what an acre is, let us help you out. A football is slightly over an acre. The Central Park in New York City is spread on 843 acres of land. The Palace of Westminster in London is spread over 8 acres of land. An acre is also equal to almost 16 tennis fields combined.

Acre Conversions

1 Acre 43,560 square feet
1 Acre 4,047 square meters
1 Acre 0.4047 hectares
1 Acre 4,840 square yards
1 Acre 1/640th of a square mile

Now that we know and can imagine what an acre is, let us see how to convert Katha to acres. 

How to Convert Katha to Acre?

1 Katha is equal to 0.0165 acres and 100 Kathas is equal to 1.249998 acres. However, know that Katha to Acre calculations involves taking care of decimal points, which makes converting Katha to Acre manually quite difficult. Therefore, you should use an online Katha to Acre calculator to convert one unit to another.

What is a Katha to Acre calculator and where do you find one? A Katha to acre calculator is a simple tool that you can use to convert Katha to acres and vice versa. One can find easily find this calculator online. All one needs to do is search for Katha to Acre calculator in the search engine. Once you have the calculator open in front of you, select the state in which you live. Next, under 'from' select the unit in which you have measurements with you. For instance, if you wish to convert 10 Katha to acres, select Katha under 'from'. Under 'to', select the unit to which you wish to convert. In this case, this unit will be an acre. 

We hope you found this read on Katha to acre conversion interesting and hope the information provided in this article will help you during future transactions. 

Katha to Acre Conversion

Katha Acre
1 Katha 0.016 Acre
2 Katha 0.033 Acre
3 Katha 0.049 Acre
4 Katha 0.066 Acre
5 Katha 0.082 Acre
6 Katha 0.099 Acre
7 Katha 0.115 Acre
8 Katha 0.132 Acre
9 Katha 0.148 Acre
10 Katha 0.165 Acre
11 Katha 0.181 Acre
12 Katha 0.198 Acre
13 Katha 0.214 Acre
14 Katha 0.231 Acre
15 Katha 0.247 Acre
16 Katha 0.264 Acre
17 Katha 0.280 Acre
18 Katha 0.297 Acre
19 Katha 0.313 Acre
20 Katha 0.330 Acre

Katha to Acre FAQs

How many Katha to Acre?

1 Katha= 0.0165 Acre

How to convert Katha to Acre?

1 Katha is equal to 0.0165 Acre. So multiply the number with 0.0165, in order to convert it into acre.

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