Land Measurement Units in India |

Unit | Conversion/Remarks |
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Standard Land Measurement Units in India | |

1 sq ft | 0.092903 sq m |

1 acre | 43560 sq ft or 4840 sq yard or 4046.86 sq m |

1 sq cm | 0.00107639 sq ft |

1 sq m | 10000 sq cm |

1 sq in | 0.0069444 sq ft |

1 sq m | 10.76391042 sq ft |

1 Sq Mile | 640 acre |

1 sq yd | 9 sq ft; 1 sq yd is also known as Gaj in India |

Local Land Measurement Units in North India | |

1 Bigha (Pucca) | 3025 sq yd; Used in Bihar, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana |

1 Bigha (Kacha) | 1008.3 sq yd; Used in Bihar, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana; one third of Pucca Bigha |

1 Biswa (Pucca) | 151.25 sq yd; Used in upper parts of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana; 1/20th part of Pucca Bigha |

1 Biswa (Kacha) | 50.417 sq yd; Used in upper parts of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana; 1/20th part of Kacha Bigha |

1 Bigha | 968 sq yd; Used in some parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand |

1 Biswa | 48.4 sq yd; Used in some parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand |

1 Bigha | 900 sq yd; Used in some parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand |

1 Biswa | 45.0 sq yd; Used in some parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand |

1 Biswansi | 1/20 part of 1 Biswa |

1 Killa | 4840 sq yd; Used in some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab; equivalent to 1 acre |

1 Ghumaon | 4840 sq yd; Used in some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab; equivalent to 1 acre |

1 Kanal | 5445 sq ft; Used in some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, and Jammu & Kashmir; 8 Kanals make an acre |

1 Sarashi | 30.25 sq ft; Used in Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh; measured as 1 karam x 1 karam; 1 marla has 9 sarashi |

Local Land Measurement Units in South India | |

1 Ankanam | 72 sqft; Used in parts of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka; 1 acre equals 605 ankanams |

1 Cent | 435.6 sq ft; Used in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka; 1 acre equals 100 cents |

1 Ground | 2400 sq ft; Mostly used in Tamil Nadu |

1 Guntha | 1089 sq ft; Used in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra; 40 Gunthas equal 1 acre |

1 Kuncham | 484 sq yd; used in Andhra Pradesh; 1 Kuncham equals 10 cents |

Local Land Measurement Units in East India | |

1 Chatak | 180 sq ft; used in West Bengal; 1 katha equals 16 chataks |

1 Decimal | 48.4 sq yd; used in West Bengal; 1 acre equals 100 decimals; also known as Dismil |

1 Katha | 2880 sq ft; Used in Assam; 1 Bigha equals 5 Kathas |

1 Katha | 720 sq ft; Used in Bengal and Bangladesh; 1 Bigha equals 20 Kathas |

1 Katha | 1361.25 sq ft; Used in Bihar; 1 Bigha equals 20 Kathas |

1 Dhur | 1/20th part of Katha |

1 Dhurki | 1/20th part of Dhur |

1 Lechha | 144 sq ft; Used in Assam; 1 Katha has 20 lechhas |

Local Land Measurement Units in Central India | |

1 Bigha | 1333.33 sq yd; Used in Madhya Pradesh |

1 Katha | 600 sq ft; Used in Madhya Pradesh |

Local Land Measurement Units in Western India | |

1 Bigha (Pucca) | 3025 sq yd; Used in Rajasthan; 1 Pucca Bigha = 165 ft * 165 ft |

1 Bigha | 1935 sq yd; Used in Gujarat and some parts of Rajasthan; 1 Bigha = 132 ft * 132 ft |

1 Biswa | 1/20th of a Bigha |

1 Biswani | 1/20th of a Biswa |