# Converting plot sizes: What are feet, yards, marlas, and kanals all about?

• by sadafestate
• 1 week ago
• Construction
• 0 In Pakistan, land is commonly measured in different units such as feet, yards, marlas, and kanals. Here’s a brief explanation of what each unit represents and how to convert between them:

1. Feet: A foot is a unit of linear measurement equal to 12 inches. In the context of land, it’s commonly used to measure smaller plots. 1 foot is equal to 0.3048 meters.
2. Yards: A yard is a unit of linear measurement equal to 3 feet or 36 inches. It’s commonly used to measure larger plots. 1 yard is equal to 0.9144 meters.
3. Marla: A marla is a unit of area measurement commonly used in Pakistan. 1 marla is equal to 272.25 square feet or 25.2929 square meters.
4. Kanal: A kanal is another unit of area measurement commonly used in Pakistan. 1 kanal is equal to 605 square yards or 505.857 square meters.

Here are the common conversions between these units:

1 kanal = 20 marlas = 605 square yards = 505.857 square meters 1 marla = 3.0475 meters x 3.0475 meters = 272.25 square feet 1 square yard = 9 square feet 1 acre = 8 kanals

To convert between these units, you can use online conversion tools or formulas specific to each unit of measurement. It’s important to be aware of the unit of measurement used in a particular location or region to avoid any confusion or miscalculations while buying or selling land.

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