Convert Kilograms to Grams

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How to Convert Kilograms to Grams

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To convert a kilogram measurement to a gram measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams, so use this simple formula to convert:

grams = kilograms × 1,000

The weight in grams is equal to the kilograms multiplied 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. 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.

Grams

A gram is the mass/weight equal to 1/1,000 of a kilogram, and is roughly equal to the mass of one cubic centimeter of water.

The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g, for example 1 gram can be written as 1 g.

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 Long Tons
1 kg is equal to 0.000984 long tons
Convert to Carats
1 kg is equal to 5,000 carats