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**Are**

**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 L

^{2}where L is length. It can be converted to the corresponding standard SI unit m

^{2}by multiplying its value by a factor of 100.

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, mi^{2} (stat.)), Shed, Square Centimeter (cm^{2}), Square Chain (engineer'S) (sq. ch. (engineer's)), Square Chain (Gunter'S) (sq. ch. (Gunter's)), Square Decameter (dam^{2}), Square Decimeter (dm^{2}), Square Exameter (Em^{2}), Square Femtometer (fm^{2}), Square Fermi (f^{2}), Square Foot (ft^{2}), Square Gigameter (Gm^{2}), Square Hectometer (hm^{2}), Square Inch (in^{2}, sq. in), Square Kilometer (km^{2}), Square Megameter (Mm^{2}), Square Meter (m^{2}), Square Micrometer (µm^{2}), Square Mil (thou) (mil^{2}), Square Mile (geographical) (sq. mi. (geogr.)), Square Mile (int. Naut.) (sq. mi. (int. naut.)), Square Mile (int.) (sq. mi. (int.)), Square Millimeter (mm^{2}), Square Nanometer (nm^{2}), Square Perch (rd^{2}), Square Petameter (Pm^{2}), Square Picometer (pm^{2}), Square Pole (rd^{2}), Square Rod (rd^{2}), Square Terameter (Tm^{2}), Square Yard (yd^{2}, sq. yd), Square Yoctometer (ym^{2}), Square Yottameter (Ym^{2}), Square Zeptometer (zm^{2}), Square Zettameter (Zm^{2}), Township (US), Vergee (Jersey), and Vergees (Guernsey).

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