# Metric Tons (Tonnes) to Grams Conversion

Enter the weight in metric tons below to get the value converted to grams.

**Results in Grams:**

## How to Convert Metric Tons to Grams

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

The weight in grams is equal to the metric tons multiplied by 1,000,000.

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

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

## Metric Tons (Tonnes)

One tonne is equal to 1,000 kilograms or 2,204.6 pounds, and is used throughout the world as a unit of mass/weight.^{[1]} One tonne is also equal to 1 megagram.
The metric ton should not be confused with short tons, used primarily in the US, or long tons, used primarily in the UK.

The metric ton is an SI accepted unit for weight for use with the metric system. A metric ton is sometimes also referred to as a tonne. Metric tons can be abbreviated as *t*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *T*, *Te*, or *MT*. For example, 1 metric ton can be written as 1 t, 1 T, 1 Te, or 1 MT.

In the US the unit is referred to as the metric ton, while the rest of the world refers to it as the tonne.
Most often it's still pronounced as *tun*, but it is sometimes pronounced *tunny*.

## Grams

A gram is the mass/weight equal to 1/1,000 of a kilogram and is roughly equivalent 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.

## Metric Ton to Gram Conversion Table

Metric Tons | Grams |
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0.000001 t | 1 g |

0.000002 t | 2 g |

0.000003 t | 3 g |

0.000004 t | 4 g |

0.000005 t | 5 g |

0.000006 t | 6 g |

0.000007 t | 7 g |

0.000008 t | 8 g |

0.000009 t | 9 g |

0.0000001 t | 0.1 g |

0.000001 t | 1 g |

0.00001 t | 10 g |

0.0001 t | 100 g |

0.001 t | 1,000 g |

0.01 t | 10,000 g |

0.1 t | 100,000 g |

1 t | 1,000,000 g |

## References

- US Food & Drug Administration, Investigations Operations Manual 2015, https://www.fda.gov/media/75942/download