## ››Convert kilotonne to gigatonne

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How many kilotonne in 1 gigatonne? The answer is 1000000.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 1.0E-6 kilotonne, or 1.0E-12 gigatonne.
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## ››Definition: Kilotonne

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilotonne = 103 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).

## ››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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