›› 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 stone
kg to quarter (ton) [US]
kg to qian [China]
kg to carat [pre-1913 US]
kg to livre [France]
kg to ton [long, UK]
kg to metric ton
kg to quartern
kg to koyan [Malaysia]
kg to firkin [butter, soap]