How big is 1 acre?
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How big is 1 acre?

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One acre is equal to 0.0016 square miles. The value is also equivalent to 4,840 square yards, 43,560 square feet, 0.004047 square kilometers or 4,046.86 square meters.

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The acre unit is part of the imperial system of measurement and is primarily used to measure land. A single acre is about the same size as a soccer field. It can also be compared to the size of 16 tennis courts or 75 percent of a football field. The size of an acre has its beginnings in the medieval measurement of the amount of land an oxen team could plow in a day.

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