›› Measurement unit: kg

Full name: kilogram

Plural form: kilograms

Symbol: kg

Alternate spelling: kilogramme

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1


›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 1 kg.


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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.


›› Sample conversions: kg

kg to baht [Thailand]
kg to carga [Mexico]
kg to atomic mass unit [1986]
kg to unze [Germany]
kg to kilodalton
kg to bag [portland cement]
kg to kwan [Japan]
kg to fother [lead]
kg to gigatonne
kg to mark [German]