Convert Kilograms to Carats

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How to Convert Kilograms to Carats

Scales are used to measure weight

To convert a kilogram measurement to a carat measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One kilogram is equal to 5,000 carats, so use this simple formula to convert:

carats = kilograms × 5,000

The weight in carats is equal to the kilograms multiplied by 5,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilograms to carats using the formula above.
5 kg = (5 × 5,000) = 25,000 ct

Kilograms and carats are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Kilograms

One kilogram is equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar which is stored in Sèvres, France. It is roughly equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters of water.

The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for weight, and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg, for example 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

Carats

The carat is a unit of mass/weight equal to 200 milligrams.

A carat is sometimes also referred to as a metric carat. Carats can be abbreviated as ct, and are also sometimes abbreviated as CD. For example, 1 carat can be written as 1 ct or 1 CD.

Kilogram Measurements and Equivalent Carat Conversions

Common kilogram values converted to the equivalent carat value
Kilograms Carats
1 kg 5,000 ct
2 kg 10,000 ct
3 kg 15,000 ct
4 kg 20,000 ct
5 kg 25,000 ct
6 kg 30,000 ct
7 kg 35,000 ct
8 kg 40,000 ct
9 kg 45,000 ct
10 kg 50,000 ct
11 kg 55,000 ct
12 kg 60,000 ct
13 kg 65,000 ct
14 kg 70,000 ct
15 kg 75,000 ct
16 kg 80,000 ct
17 kg 85,000 ct
18 kg 90,000 ct
19 kg 95,000 ct
20 kg 100,000 ct
21 kg 105,000 ct
22 kg 110,000 ct
23 kg 115,000 ct
24 kg 120,000 ct
25 kg 125,000 ct
26 kg 130,000 ct
27 kg 135,000 ct
28 kg 140,000 ct
29 kg 145,000 ct
30 kg 150,000 ct
31 kg 155,000 ct
32 kg 160,000 ct
33 kg 165,000 ct
34 kg 170,000 ct
35 kg 175,000 ct
36 kg 180,000 ct
37 kg 185,000 ct
38 kg 190,000 ct
39 kg 195,000 ct
40 kg 200,000 ct

More Kilogram Weight Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Tons
1 kg is equal to 0.001102 tons
Convert to Pounds
1 kg is equal to 2.204623 pounds
Convert to Ounces
1 kg is equal to 35.273962 ounces
SI Units
Convert to Metric Tons
1 kg is equal to 0.001 metric tons
Convert to Grams
1 kg is equal to 1,000 grams
Convert to Milligrams
1 kg is equal to 1,000,000 milligrams
Other Units
Convert to Long Tons
1 kg is equal to 0.000984 long tons