Kilograms to pounds (kg to lbs) weight units conversion factor is 2.20462262. To find out how many pounds in kilograms, multiply the kilogram value by the conversion factor or use the converter.
1 Kilogram = 2.20462262 Pounds
There are 2.20462262 pounds in a kilogram, because one kilogram is defined as the mass of one liter of water and the same amount of water equals to 2.20462262 pounds.
Kilogram is the base unit of mass in metric system. There are 1000 grams in a kilogram. The abbreviation is "kg".
Pound is the unit of mass in imperial (UK) and US customary measurement systems. There are 16 ounces in a pound. The abbreviation is "lb".