Area Calculator

This planimeter tool can be used to measure the enclosed area of a defined polyline on a map.

Measure an Area

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Area Output

0 m²
0 km²
0 Acres
0 Hectares
0 Feet²

Perimeter Output

0 m
0 km

Options

 Delete Last Point 

 Delete All Points 

 Start a New Area 


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Show Crosshairs?
Transparent Fill Colour?
[Map Height : Small - Medium - Large - Full Screen]

Read KML (Beta)

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Instructions

To use the area calculator tool:

  • Zoom and pan the map to find the area of interest
  • Click on the map to place a vertices for the polyline
  • Click as many time as necessary to define the polyline

The area enclosed will them be output in square meters and square kilometers

You can click the [Delete Last Point] button if you make a mistake or click [Clear All] points to remove all points from the map and start again.

You can also reposition the markers after they have been placed on the map by dragging and dropping them.

To draw a new area click the [Start a New Area] button or press Alt+n

Information

The area calculator tool allows you to find out the area that is enclosed inside a closed polyline overlaid on a map.

Benchmarks

Lough Neagh

A measurement of Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland. Lough Neagh is reported to have a surface area of 388 km² [1] , so the reading of 380 823 442m² isn't far off.

Future Uses and Ideas

  • Allow the user to change the colour of the polylines and area shading (including transparent)
  • Allow the area to be saved for later use
  • Export to KML option

Version History

  • 17th June 2015 - Markers now show their lat/lng when you hover over them
  • 18th December 2014 - Total area is now calculated
  • 23rd March 2014 - Added Hectares output
  • 6th August 2013 - Issue with perimeter output fixed
  • 21st February 2013 - Added square feet output
  • 8th January 2012 - Upgraded to Google Maps API V3 and some new features
  • 20th July 2010 - Added crosshairs and option to switch on/off crosshairs
  • 17th June 2010 - Added upload KML option (beta)
  • 2nd June 2010 - Moved the scale control to the top of map to stop conflict with Google Search bar
  • 2nd February 2010 - Added perimeter output in meters and kilometers
  • 25th March 2008 - Draggable markers, ability to click inside polygon and output in acres added
  • 26th June 2007 - Basic area calculation added
  • 24th June 2007 - Page created

Previous Comments For This Page

Excelente Opcion, GRACIAS
By Pablo M. Zapata Rios on 24/07/2016

donde puedo descargar
By jordan on 23/07/2016

EXCELENTE
On 20/07/2016

Excellent tool. So glad I found this website. Very accurate as well.
By Patrick on 19/07/2016

EXCELENTE HERRAMIENTA; ME AYUDA MUCHO PARA UN CALCULO PRELIMINAR, QUE HA VENIDO COINCIDIENDO CON EL TRABAJO DE CAMBIO
On 19/07/2016

excelente
On 14/07/2016

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By Brendan Sheils on 10/07/2016

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By robert m. seymour on 10/07/2016

Fantastic! I own a farm that's divided into many paddocks, I know how large the whole property is but with this tool, I could calculate each paddock is. The total area was almost exactly right
By Josh on 10/07/2016

muy util programa para obtencion de areas desde google-earth....Gracias
By Alfovar on 07/07/2016

Terreno Fernanda Letra
By Fernanda Letra on 07/07/2016

De gran apoyo en las actividades agropecuarias, proyectos de sistemas de riego, ranchos agricolas, nogaleras, linderos en ranchos ganaderos, excelente.
By J. M. Carrera Mtz. on 06/07/2016

A very useful tool for planners.
On 29/06/2016

Compare con un las medidas tomadas en un terreno y es un resultado muy aceptable, es de gran ayuda.
By KLY on 28/06/2016

genial muy buena
By EDWIN MIGUEL PINEDO SOPLA on 27/06/2016

beautiful place
By nithi sri on 27/06/2016

simple y sencillo
By Lucho on 26/06/2016

MUY BUEN PROGRAMA PARA EL CALCULO DEL AREA ME SIRVIO DE MUCHO EXELENTE
By MARTIN LANDIVAR MENA on 25/06/2016

GREAT PRODUCT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
On 25/06/2016

EXCELENTE HERRAMIENTA
By Eduardo Perez on 25/06/2016

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