From kilograms to pounds weight units conversion factor is 2.20462262 (for troy measurement, it is 2.67922888). To find out how many pounds in kilograms, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter below.

**1 Kilogram = 2.20462262 Pounds**

**Kilogram** is the base unit of mass in metric system and defined as the mass of one liter of water. It's commonly used globally except a few countries. The abbreviation is "**kg**".

**Pound** is the unit of mass in imperial, U.S. customary and a few other measurement systems. Troy pounds are used to measure large amounts gold, jewellery etc. In 1959, U.S. and a few Commonwealth countries officially redefined the international avoirdupois pound as exactly 0.45359237 kg. The abbreviations are "**lb**", "**lbs**".

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