# Kg to Pounds conversion

People in the US, UK and other European countries do face this problem usually that they have to convert kg to pounds as the adopted weight unit is pound there. This converter allows you to change kilograms into pounds with one click and within a second.

The kilogram is a greater unit when compared to the pound. A kilogram is denoted with kg and comprised of 2.2046226218 pounds. A pound is denoted with 'lb' the short form of its Greek name Libra. Value in kg is divided by  0.45359237 because an lb is equal to 0.45359237 kg. You can also press the swap button for a reverse conversion i.e pounds to kg.

Enter the weight (mass) in kilogram (kg) and press the Convert button:

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Pounds: lb
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## How to convert Kilograms to Pounds

1 kilogram (kg) is equal to 2.20462262185 pounds (lbs).

1 kg = 2.20462262185 lb

The mass m in pounds (lb) is equal to the mass m in kilograms (kg) divided by 0.45359237:

m(lb) = m(kg) / 0.45359237

#### Example

Convert 5kg to pounds:

m(lb) = 5 kg / 0.45359237 = 11.023 lb

## Kilograms to Pounds conversion table

Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb) Pounds+Ounces
(lb+oz)
0 kg 0 lb 0 lb 0 oz
0.1 kg 0.220 lb 0 lb 3.527 oz
1 kg 2.205 lb 2 lb 3.274 oz
2 kg 4.409 lb 4 lb 6.548 oz
3 kg 6.614 lb 6 lb 9.822 oz
4 kg 8.818 lb 8 lb 13.100 oz
5 kg 11.023 lb 11 lb 0.370 oz
6 kg 13.228 lb 13 lb 3.644 oz
7 kg 15.432 lb 15 lb 6.918 oz
8 kg 17.637 lb 17 lb 10.190 oz
9 kg 19.842 lb 19 lb 13.470 oz
10 kg 22.046 lb 22 lb 0.740 oz
20 kg 44.092 lb 44 lb 1.479 oz
30 kg 66.139 lb 66 lb 2.219 oz
40 kg 88.185 lb 88 lb 2.958 oz
50 kg 110.231 lb 110 lb 3.698 oz
60 kg 132.277 lb 132 lb 4.438 oz
70 kg 154.324 lb 154 lb 5.177 oz
80 kg 176.370 lb 176 lb 5.917oz
90 kg 198.416 lb 198 lb 6.657 oz
100 kg 220.462 lb 220 lb 7.396 oz
1000 kg 2204.623 lb 2204 lb 9.962 oz

### Kilogram to Pound Conversion Mechanism

Here you can make pounds from values in kg. The converter is based on simple multiplication and division rules of mathematics. This conversion can be made in two ways. Either you can multiply the given KGs by 2.2046226218 as the one kg is equal to 2.2046226218 lbs or you can divide the given kg by 0.45359237 as the one lb is equal to 0.45359237 kg.

This converter follows the later rule which involves the division of kilograms by 0.45359237 because it helps the converter to make lbs as ounces from decimal values of kilograms. This also helps in swapping the conversion as this converter also have a swap button if you wanna convert pounds+ounces to kilograms.

What does 1 kg weigh in pounds?

1 kilogram is equal to 2.20462262 pounds, which is the conversion factor from kilograms to pounds.