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Convert Biswa to Hectare

One Biswa is equal to 0.0125419104 Hectare
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About Biswa

Among the many land measurement units locally used in India is biswa. Most commonly used in northern states of UP, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Himachal, biswa is often used along with the bigha to signify shorter land units. These two units are typically used to measure agricultural land in rural parts of these states. Typically, 4-6 bighas of land would make up for an acre of land.

A biswa is actually the twentieth part of a bigha. However, the value keeps differing considering the specific part of the state where the measurement is being applied. In eastern part of Uttar Pradesh, for example, 20 biswa is equal to 1 pucca bigha while 10 biswa is equal to 1 kucha bigha. Depending on the state where it is used, one biswa could stand for 50 to 150 square yard. There is 27,225 square foot in 20 biswas.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the most common land measurement units in India?

Hectares, acres, square meters and square yards are some of the common land measurement units used across India. While Bigha and Marla are commonly used in the North, terms such as Cent, Guntha and Ground belong to the South. Depending upon the names of the units, their sizes also vary from State to State.

How much is Biswa in Hectare terms?

One Biswa is equal to 0.0125419104 Hectare.

How much is Hectare in Biswa terms?

One Hectare is equal to 79.73266978 Biswa. Click here to convert