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square yard
Unit systemImperial, United States customary units
Unit ofarea
Symbolyd2, sq yd
1 yd2 in ...... is equal to ...
  • 1296 sq in
  • 9 sq ft
   SI units   
  • 8361.2736 cm2
  • 0.8361 m2
Comparison of 1 square yard with some Imperial and metric units of area

The square yard (Northern India: gaj, Pakistan: gaz) is an imperial unit and U.S. customary unit of area. It is in widespread use in most of the English-speaking world, particularly the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Pakistan and India. It is defined as the area of a square with sides of one yard (three feet, thirty-six inches, 0.9144 metres) in length.


There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:


One square yard is equivalent to:

See also


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