How big is 12 acres of land from a birds eye view?
Often an acre of land is compared to a football field. In reality, an acre is equal to about 3/4 of a football field.
One acre comprises 4,840 square yards, 43,560 square feet or about 4,050 square meters. 12 acres of land is 12 x 43,560 sq ft or 522,720 sq ft. 640 acres makes up exactly one square mile so 12 acres is ~ 0.2 sq miles.
So 12 acres is like 12 football fields side by side or exactly one plot of land 726 feet long by 720 feet wide.