How many pounds are there in a kilogram (kg)?
There are 2.20462 pounds in a kilogram (about 2.2 lbs in 1 kg) because 1 kilogram is defined as the mass of one liter of water and the same amount of water equals to 2.20462 pounds.
How to convert from kilograms (kg) to pounds (lbs)?
To convert kilograms to pounds, multiply the number of kilograms "x" by 2.2.
For example, to find out how many pounds (lbs) there are in a kilogram and a half, multiply 1.5 by 2.2, that makes 3.3 lbs in 1.5 kilograms.
If you would like to convert from pounds to kilograms and also get more information please check lbs to kg page to find out how many kilos in "x" pounds.
You may also use this weight and mass units conversion tool to convert between all weight & mass units.
What is a kilogram (kg)?
Kilogram (kg) is a metric system mass unit. 1 kilogram equals to 2.20462 pounds, 35.274 pounds or 1000 grams. The abbreviation is "kg".
What is a pound (lb)?
Pound (lb) is an imperial system mass unit. After US customary system is adopted, it remained the same. The pound dates back to the Roman empire and at that time it was called "libra" (that's where the "lb" abbreviation comes from). After the metric system, 1 pound is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilogram. The abbreviation is "lb".
The list for your reference:
1 Kilogram = 2.20462 Pounds
1/8 kg = 0.275 lb
1/4 kg = 0.55 lb
1/2 kg = 1.1 lb
1 kg = 2.2 lbs
3/2 kg = 3.3 lbs
2 kg = 4.4 lbs
5/2 kg = 5.5 lbs
To find out how many pounds there are in "x" kilograms for all conversion values please check the table below. If the kilograms to pounds conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.