# Long Tons to Kilograms Converter

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## How to Convert Long Tons to Kilograms

To convert a measurement in long tons to a measurement in kilograms, multiply the weight by the following conversion ratio: 1,016.0469 kilograms/long ton.

Since one long ton is equal to 1,016.0469 kilograms, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilograms = long tons × 1,016.0469

The weight in kilograms is equal to the weight in long tons multiplied by 1,016.0469.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 long tons to kilograms using the formula above.

### How Many Kilograms Are in a Long Ton?

There are **1,016.0469** kilograms in a long ton, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 lt = 1,016.0469 kg

Long tons and kilograms are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## What Is a Long Ton?

One long ton is equal to 2,240 pounds and is mostly used in the United Kingdom as a unit of mass/weight.^{[1]} Long tons are not the same as the short ton, which is used mostly in the United States, or the metric ton which is used throughout the world.

The long ton is an imperial unit of weight. A long ton is sometimes also referred to as an imperial ton or displacement ton. Long tons can be abbreviated as *lt*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *t*. For example, 1 long ton can be written as 1 lt or 1 t.

Learn more about long tons.

## What Is a Kilogram?

One kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams, 2.204623 pounds, or 1/1,000 of a metric ton.

The formal definition of the kilogram changed in 2019. One kilogram was previously equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar, known as the International Prototype of the Kilogram, which was stored in SÃ¨vres, France.

The 2019 SI brochure now defines the kilogram using the Planck constant, and it is defined using the meter and second.^{[2]} It is equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters, or milliliters, 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 thousands, or 10^{3}. Kilograms can be abbreviated as *kg*; for example, 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

Learn more about kilograms.

## Long Ton to Kilogram Conversion Table

Long Tons | Kilograms |
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0.001 lt | 1.016 kg |

0.002 lt | 2.0321 kg |

0.003 lt | 3.0481 kg |

0.004 lt | 4.0642 kg |

0.005 lt | 5.0802 kg |

0.006 lt | 6.0963 kg |

0.007 lt | 7.1123 kg |

0.008 lt | 8.1284 kg |

0.009 lt | 9.1444 kg |

0.01 lt | 10.16 kg |

0.02 lt | 20.32 kg |

0.03 lt | 30.48 kg |

0.04 lt | 40.64 kg |

0.05 lt | 50.8 kg |

0.06 lt | 60.96 kg |

0.07 lt | 71.12 kg |

0.08 lt | 81.28 kg |

0.09 lt | 91.44 kg |

0.1 lt | 101.6 kg |

0.2 lt | 203.21 kg |

0.3 lt | 304.81 kg |

0.4 lt | 406.42 kg |

0.5 lt | 508.02 kg |

0.6 lt | 609.63 kg |

0.7 lt | 711.23 kg |

0.8 lt | 812.84 kg |

0.9 lt | 914.44 kg |

1 lt | 1,016 kg |

## References

- State of California Division of Measurement Standards, Brief History of Weights and Measures, https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/dms/trainingmodules/Module_05.pdf
- International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/documents/20126/41483022/SI-Brochure-9-EN.pdf

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