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How many kg in 1 gigatonne? The answer is 1.0E+12.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 1.0E-12 gigatonne.
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›› Definition: Kilogram

The kilogram or kilogramme, (symbol: kg) is the SI base unit of mass. A gram is defined as one thousandth of a kilogram. Conversion of units describes equivalent units of mass in other systems.


›› Definition: Gigatonne

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigatonne = 109 tonnes.

The definition of a tonne is as follows:

A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).


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