Chart for .NET > User's Guide > Chart Types > Polar > Polar Area 
A Polar Area chart displays a filled closed contour in a 2dimensional polar coordinate system. The contour is defined by a sequence of data points, where the position of each data point is specified by its distance from the center and its angle of rotation. The following figure displays a Polar Area chart.
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Polar Area series are represented by the NPolarAreaSeries type. An instance of this type must be added to the series collection of a Polar Chart (NPolarChart object).
C# 
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// clear the Charts collection and create a new polar chart NPolarChart chart = new NPolarChart(); chartControl.Charts.Clear(); chartControl.Charts.Add(chart); // add a polar area series to the chart NPolarAreaSeries polarArea = new NPolarAreaSeries(); chart.Series.Add(polarArea); 
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' clear the Charts collection and create a new polar chart Dim chart As New NPolarChart chartControl.Charts.Clear() chartControl.Charts.Add(chart) ' add a polar area series to the chart Dim polarArea As New NPolarAreaSeries chart.Series.Add(polarArea) 
Once the series is created you can add some data in it. Polar series use the Values data series for the polar data point radiuses (distances from the center). In addition to this data series the polar series provides another data series of type Double, which holds the polar data point angles. It is accessible through the Angles property of the NPolarSeries class.
You can either manipulate directly the Values and Angles data series, or use the data point interface to add data. The NPolarDataPoint class provides several constructors that can be very helpful when you add data points. Please refer to the Working with Data Points topic for more information.