 ## Convert 1 kg to lbs (Kilograms to Pounds)

What is 1 kg converted to lbs? Learn the answer to this conversion or try our easy to use calculator below to convert any value of kg to lbs with the most accurate results.

## Kilogram (kg) to Pounds (lbs) Conversion Equations

It’s easy to convert kilograms to pounds! You can use any of the following conversion equations to convert kg to lbs:

kg ÷ 0.453592 = lbs

or

kg x 2.20462 = lbs

Example 1 kg converted to lbs:

1 kg ÷ 0.453592 = 2.205 lbs

or

1 kg x 2.20462 = 2.205 lbs

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## Convert 1 kg to Other Weight Units

Now that you have converted 1 kg to lbs, you may want to convert kg to other units. Here are some other helpful conversions from kilograms to common length units:

## What is a Kilogram (kg)?

A kilogram is the base unit of mass and weight in the International System of Units (SI) and the Metric System of Measurement. Kilo roughly means a “thousand”, so kilogram equates to meaning a thousand grams.  The SI Unit of kilogram is also equal to the mass of approximately 2.20462 pounds (lbs). The kilogram uses the symbol kg. For example 1 kilograms can be also written as 1 kg. Learn more about the kilogram here.

## What are Pounds (lbs)?

Pounds (Also known as the International Avoirdupois Pound) are a unit of weight and mass used in the Imperial System of Measurement, primarily used in the United States. A pound is defined as being equal to the mass of 16 avoirdupois ounces (oz) or 0.453592 kilograms (kg) in SI base units. The symbol for a pounds is “lbs”. For example 1 pounds can also be written as 1 lbs. Learn more about the pounds here.