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Are (a) is a unit in the category of Area. It is also known as ares. This unit is commonly used in the French unit system. Are (a) has a dimension of L2 where L is length. It can be converted to the corresponding standard SI unit m2 by multiplying its value by a factor of 100.
Note that the seven base dimensions are M (Mass), L (Length), T (Time), Q (Temperature), N (Aamount of Substance), I (Electric Current), and J (Luminous Intensity).
Other units in the category of Area include Acre (ac, acre), Barn (b), Barrel (US, Liq.) Per Foot (bbl (US, liq.)/ft), Barrel (US, Liq.) Per Inch (bbl (US, liq.)/in), Barrel (US, Petrol) Per Foot (bbl (US, petrol)/ft), Barrel (US, Petrol) Per Inch (bbl (US, petrol)/in), Centare, Circular Inch (cin), Circular Mil (cmil), Hectare (ha), Morgen (Dutch), Morgen (Prussian), Morgen (South Africa), Quarter Section, Rood (UK), Section (square Statute Mile) (sq.mi, mi2 (stat.)), Shed, Square Centimeter (cm2), Square Chain (engineer'S) (sq. ch. (engineer's)), Square Chain (Gunter'S) (sq. ch. (Gunter's)), Square Decameter (dam2), Square Decimeter (dm2), Square Exameter (Em2), Square Femtometer (fm2), Square Fermi (f2), Square Foot (ft2), Square Gigameter (Gm2), Square Hectometer (hm2), Square Inch (in2, sq. in), Square Kilometer (km2), Square Megameter (Mm2), Square Meter (m2), Square Micrometer (µm2), Square Mil (thou) (mil2), Square Mile (geographical) (sq. mi. (geogr.)), Square Mile (int. Naut.) (sq. mi. (int. naut.)), Square Mile (int.) (sq. mi. (int.)), Square Millimeter (mm2), Square Nanometer (nm2), Square Perch (rd2), Square Petameter (Pm2), Square Picometer (pm2), Square Pole (rd2), Square Rod (rd2), Square Terameter (Tm2), Square Yard (yd2, sq. yd), Square Yoctometer (ym2), Square Yottameter (Ym2), Square Zeptometer (zm2), Square Zettameter (Zm2), Township (US), Vergee (Jersey), and Vergees (Guernsey).
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