Learn how to convert Bigha to Acre

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Popular Bigha to Acre conversions
General Conversions from Bigha to Acre are as follows:
 
Bigha Acre
1 Bigha to Acre 0.25
2 Bigha to Acre 0.50
3 Bigha to Acre 0.75
4 Bigha to Acre 1.00
5 Bigha to Acre 1.25
6 Bigha to Acre 1.50
7 Bigha to Acre 1.75
8 Bigha to Acre 2.00
9 Bigha to Acre 2.25
10 Bigha to Acre 2.50
11 Bigha to Acre 2.75
12 Bigha to Acre 3.00
13 Bigha to Acre 3.25
14 Bigha to Acre 3.50
15 Bigha to Acre 3.75
16 Bigha to Acre 4.00
17 Bigha to Acre 4.25
18 Bigha to Acre 4.50
19 Bigha to Acre 4.75
20 Bigha to Acre 5.00

How to convert Bigha to Acre?

The process to convert bigha to acre is quite simple. To convert bigha to acre, all you have to do is multiply the figure in bigha by 0.619. For instance, if you want to convert 5 bigha to acres, you have to multiply 5 by 0.619.

Therefore, 5 bigha = 5 X 0.619 = 3.095 acres.

If you want to convert bigha to acre, here are some of the popular metrics related to 1 bigha.

1 bigha 

0.619 acre

1 bigha

24.79 guntha

1 bigha

0.25 hectare

1 bigha

12.35 ground

1 bigha

0.0025 sq km

1 bigha

0.00096 sq mile 

1 bigha

2508.38 sq m

Bigha to Acre Formula and Example

The Bigha to Acre conversion formula is simple and can be done through the following formula-
Acre = Bigha X 0.249999665
Here are a few Bigha to Acre conversion examples
Bigha Acre
10 Bigha is equal to 10* 0.250 2.50 Acre
20 Bigha is equal to 20* 0.250 5.00 Acre
50 Bigha is equal to 50* 0.250 12.50 Acre
75 Bigha is equal to 75* 0.250 18.75 Acre
100 Bigha is equal to 100* 0.250 25.00 Acre
1000 Bigha is equal to 1000* 0.250 250.00 Acre

The History of Bigha

The word Bigha is believed to originate from Vigraha, a Sanskrit term that indicates division. Before British colonial rule in India, the size of the land area measured in Bigha used to vary. Usually, 1 Bigha was considered to be the area that needed two ploughs for cultivation. 

Once the British established themselves in India, Bigha, as a unit of measurement, was standardised in West Bengal, and used to refer to one-third of an acre. However, the size of Bigha continues to be different in other parts of India.  

Dimensions of Bigha

 1 Bigha  2,990 sq yd
 1 Bigha  2,500 sq mt
 1 Bigha  1.04 ground
 1 Bigha  0.62 Acre
 1 Bigha  2.30 Guntha
 1 Bigha  26910.66 Sq ft

Find the value of one Bigha in different states

 States  In Square Feet  In Acre
 Haryana  27,225  0.25
 Punjab  9,070  0.25
 Rajasthan  1 pucca bigha = 27,225
 1 kuchha bigha = 17,424
 1 pucca bigha = 0.625
 1 kuchha bigha = 0.4
 Madhya Pradesh  12,000  0.27
 Assam  14,400  0.3306
 Uttarakhand  6,804  0.2

About Acre

Originally used in the imperial system of units, Acre is one of the oldest measuring units used across the world to measure land. An acre could also be defined as an area one furlong long by 4 rods wide. 

You can measure an acre for the land of different shapes such as rectangles, circles, or even pentagons. The land of one acre can be of any length or width as long as the total land area does not exceed 43,560 square feet.

Acre is one of the popular units of measuring area used globally. It is a part of both the U.S Customary and Imperial measurement systems. Graphically, 1 acre can be represented as a square with sides 1 chain and 1 furlong.

  • 1 Chain = 66 feet
  • 1 Furlong = 660 feet

Dimensions of Acre

 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

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Ans 1. 1.613 bigha

Ans 2. 43,560 square feet 1 acre (both variants) is equal to the following customary units: 66 feet × 660 feet (43,560 square feet) 10 square chains (1 chain = 66 feet = 22 yards = 4 rods = 100 links) 1 acre is approximately 208.71 feet × 208.71 feet (a square)

Ans 3. 0.031 Acre 1 Katha is equal to 0.031 Acre. It is an old land area measurement area used in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal. It is not an SI unit and the International System of Units does not accept it.

Ans 4. How to convert Hectare to Bigha? 1 Hectare= 3.953686105 Bigha.

Ans 5. ˈbē-gə plural bigha or bighas or biggah or biggahs. : any of various Indian units of land area varying between ¹/₃ acre and 1 acre.

Ans 6. How to Calculate Acreage? Acreage is the area of a land in acres. To calculate the acreage, the length and width of the land, which is usually given in feet, is multiplied to get the area in square feet. Then, this area in square feet is converted to acres by using the conversion factor of 43560.