Kilograms to hectograms (kg to hg) conversion factor is 10. To find out how many hectograms in a kilogram, multiply by 10 or simply use the converter below.
1 Kilogram = 10 Hectograms
1 Hectogram = 0.1 Kilogram
Kilogram is a base unit of mass in metric system and equals almost to the mass of one liter of water. 1 kilogram equals to 2.20462262 pounds. It is one of the most commonly used mass unit in dialy life. The abbreviation is "kg".
Hectogram is a unit of mass in metric system. The prefix "hecto" used in metric system to denote a factor of 100. 1 hectogram equals to 100 grams and 3.527 ounces. It is rarely used in weight measuring worldwide but mostly in agriculture for some type of productivity measurements. The abbreviation is "hg".
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