**Full name:** kilogram

**Plural form:** kilograms

**Symbol:** kg

**Alternate spelling:** kilogramme

**Category type:** weight

**Scale factor:** 1

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.

Valid units must be of the **weight** type.

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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.

kg to kiloton [short, US]

kg to gamma

kg to keel [coal]

kg to momme [Japan]

kg to quintal [Spanish]

kg to onza [Spanish]

kg to pound

kg to jupiter

kg to gin [China]

kg to carat [international]