Convert Kilograms to Grams

Enter the weight in kilograms below to get the value converted to grams.

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1 kg = 1,000 g

How to Convert Kilograms to Grams

Scales are used to measure weight

Convert kilograms to grams with this simple formula:

grams = kilograms × 1,000

Converting a kilogram weight measurement to a gram measurement involves multiplying the weight by the conversion ratio to find the result. One kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams, so to convert simply multiply by 1,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilograms to grams using the formula above.
5 kg = (5 × 1,000) = 5,000 g

Kilograms and grams are both units used to measure weight. Learn more about weight and find more weight measurement conversion calculators. Kilograms are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as kg, for example 1 kg. Grams are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as g, for example 1 g. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

kilograms and grams are units used to measure weight
Convert Grams to Kilograms

Kilogram Measurements and Equivalent Gram Conversions

Common kilogram values converted to the equivalent gram value
Kilograms Grams
1 kg 1,000 g
2 kg 2,000 g
3 kg 3,000 g
4 kg 4,000 g
5 kg 5,000 g
6 kg 6,000 g
7 kg 7,000 g
8 kg 8,000 g
9 kg 9,000 g
10 kg 10,000 g
11 kg 11,000 g
12 kg 12,000 g
13 kg 13,000 g
14 kg 14,000 g
15 kg 15,000 g
16 kg 16,000 g
17 kg 17,000 g
18 kg 18,000 g
19 kg 19,000 g
20 kg 20,000 g
21 kg 21,000 g
22 kg 22,000 g
23 kg 23,000 g
24 kg 24,000 g
25 kg 25,000 g
26 kg 26,000 g
27 kg 27,000 g
28 kg 28,000 g
29 kg 29,000 g
30 kg 30,000 g
31 kg 31,000 g
32 kg 32,000 g
33 kg 33,000 g
34 kg 34,000 g
35 kg 35,000 g
36 kg 36,000 g
37 kg 37,000 g
38 kg 38,000 g
39 kg 39,000 g
40 kg 40,000 g

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 Milligrams
1 kg is equal to 1,000,000 milligrams
Other Units
Convert to Carats
1 kg is equal to 5,000 carats

Unit of Measurement Conversion Made Easy!

There are thousands of units of measure in use across the globe, and converting from one to another can be very difficult since each conversion requires a different formula to derive the result. Our unit of measurement conversion tools are meant to be dead easy. We break the mold of the typical dry and complicated experience. In addition to converting from one measurement to another, we provide the formula so you can see how the conversion is done, use it on you’re own calculator if you need to!

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Understanding the Metric System

The metric system makes it relatively easy to convert from one metric unit to another metric unit. The metric system uses a base unit, think meters or grams, and a prefix such as kilo or milli. The prefixes differ from the base units by differing powers of 10. So to convert within the metric system it’s usually a matter of multiplying or dividing by one of the powers of 10.

Here is a list of some of the common metric prefixes:

  • “kilo” – 1,000x larger
  • “hecto” – 100x larger
  • “deca” – 10x larger
  • “deci” – 10x smaller
  • “centi” – 100x smaller
  • “milli” – 1,000x smaller

There is a helpful mnemonic for remembering the prefixes: “King Henry Died Until Drinking Chocolate Milk.”
The u in Until refers to the base unit.