The conversion factor from pounds to kilograms is 0.45359237. If the conversion is for the Troy weight (used for precious metals, gold, gemstones etc), the conversion factor is 0.3732417216. To find out how many kilograms in a pound, multiply the conversion factor by the value of pound or simply use the converter below.

**1 Pound = 0.45359237 Kilogram**

**Pound** is a unit of mass in imperial and U.S. customary systems. International avoirdupois pound is commonly used in united states, canada and britain and defined as 0.45359237 kilograms. The abbreviations are "lb", "lbs".

**Kilogram** is the base unit of mass (weight) in metric system and equals to the mass of one liter of water. 1 kilo equals to 2.20462262 pounds. The abbreviation is "kg".

For **kilograms to pounds** converter, please go to kilograms to pounds

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