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Now You Can Conveniently Calculate Plot Size On Your Own

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24 Mar 2021
Now You Can Conveniently Calculate Plot Size On Your Own

Now You Can Conveniently Calculate Plot Size On Your Own

Not everyone is good in mathematics and for many individuals, calculations are not even their cup of tea. While mathematics plays a vital role in major calculations in our daily life. Especially, when you are planning to build a house of your own and want to proceed with the construction process, all is set to be done but the basic knowledge you need for the proceedings is the information about local units and how to accurately convert them.

Obviously, it possesses your huge investment and you will want to get completely indulged in its affairs to get your desired dream house. To calculate the estimate of the cost required in the construction of your home, you will need to have a relevant grip over your calculations and conversions. To get enlighten with these calculations, you are in right place!

Units for Measurement of Plot Size

When we consider Pakistan, the traditional unit used for measuring plot size is Marla, other options include square feet, square meter as well as gaz.

Kanal To Marla Conversion Process

Kanal is used to define the unit of area which is mostly applied to calculate areas of Pakistan, India, Himachal Pradesh, certain states of Jammu & Kashmir, and some parts of the north-east. In Pakistan (especially in Lahore) Kanal is considered equal to 4500 square feet. With the passage of time, the importance of Kanal is fading away and getting overcome by the square yard, square feet & square meter. 

1 Kanal is equal to 20 Marlas since it is also equal to approximately 605 square yards or 1/8 of an acre. This approximately becomes 505.857 square meters.

1 Marla was fixed at 272.25 sq. ft. or 30.25 square yards.

You should have the knowledge of variations in Marla measurements across your concern area, region & country.

Conversion of Marla to Square feet

Surprisingly, the conversion of Marla to square feet differs from area to area and region to region in Pakistan. You can convert 1 Marla to square feet, and 1 Kanal in square feet too, whichever size you want to convert. But never get confused with it, there is nothing difficult about it at all, you can easily carry out these conversions by following the pattern of two basic conversion concepts:

  1. As per the 1st conversion concept, 1 marla is equivalent to 272.25 sq. ft. This is the standard unit used to measure the revenue records. 
  2. As per the second conversion concept, 1 marla is equivalent to 250 sq. ft. These measurements and conversions are usually taken advantage of by private housing schemes, also certain developing and metropolitan authorities. So, you can apply it while converting 1 Marla to square feet, and know the converted figure.

Marla to Square feet, Square Yards, Square Meters, Square Inches, and Acres

Marla

Other Units

1 marla

272.25 square feet

1 marla

30.25 square yards

1 marla

25.29 square meters

1 marla

39204 square inches

1 marla

0.0062 acre

Converting Marla to Square Feet, Square Yard, and Square Meter

The table below will give more clarity to your concepts of conversion of Marla into various other commonly applied units.

Always remember that these are applicable when1 Marla= 272 Square Feet*

And with this, you can also convert 5 marlas into square feet, and 10 marlas in square feet.

Marla

Square Feet

Square Yard (Gaz)

Square Meter

1

272.25

30.25

25.29

2

544.50

60.50

50.59

3

816.75

90.75

75.88

4

1,089.00

121.00

101.17

5

1,361.25

151.25

126.47

6

1,633.50

181.50

151.76

7

1,905.75

211.75

177.05

8

2,178.00

242.00

202.34

9

2,450.25

272.25

227.64

10

2,722.50

302.50

252.93

11

2,994.75

332.75

278.22

12

3,267.00

363.00

303.52

13

3,539.25

393.25

328.81

14

3,811.50

423.50

354.10

15

4,083.75

453.75

379.40

16

4,356.00

484.00

404.69

17

4,628.25

514.25

429.98

18

4,900.50

544.50

455.27

19

5,172.75

574.75

480.57

20

5,445.00

605.00

505.86

Marla for Measuring Revenue Records

When Marla is used as a standard unit for measuring revenue records, 1 Marla= 250 Square Feet**

Marla

Square Feet

Square Yard

Square Meter

1

250

27.70

23.23

2

500

55.40

46.45

3

750

83.10

69.68

4

1,000

110.80

92.90

5

1,250

138.50

116.13

6

1,500

166.20

139.36

7

1,750

193.90

162.58

8

2,000

221.60

185.81

9

2,250

249.30

209.03

10

2,500

277.00

232.26

11

2,750

304.70

255.49

12

3,000

332.40

278.71

13

3,250

360.10

301.94

14

3,500

387.80

325.16

15

3,750

415.50

348.39

16

4,000

443.20

371.62

17

4,250

470.90

394.84

18

4,500

498.60

418.07

19

4,750

526.30

441.29

20

5,000

554.00

464.52

Other Local Units & their conversions:

There are various other local units that are commonly used and you should be aware of their conversions too that would help in the achievement of accurate building up of your dream house.

Units

Conversion

One karam

5.5 feet

One square karam also called sarsai

250 sq. ft.

One marla

9 sarsai

One kanal

20 marlas

One bigha

4 kanals

One killa

8 kanals

One murabba

25 acres

One hectare

2.5 acres

Want to Know the accurate size of your land?

Now you can easily calculate the size of your land and also conduct its conversions into various locally used units. There are two types of calculators specifically designed for this purpose:

  • Area Calculator
  • Land Area Calculator

It will be a great help to you if you avail this facility by bringing these calculators into usage while constructing a business building or a house.

Now you can convert your house of 5 marlas in square feet, and even 10 marla in square feet, or any other size of house you are buying or want to build and knows its value in marla but want it in square feet or any other unit.

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