# kilograms to grams

 From milligram (mg) gram (g) kilogram (kg) metric ton (t) pound (lb) ounce (oz) To milligram (mg) gram (g) kilogram (kg) metric ton (t) pound (lb) ounce (oz) kg = ? g

This converter makes instant conversions from kilograms (kg) to grams (g). It also provides the conversion steps. To use the converter, please provide a value in the input field. The converter will begin making conversions as the values are being typed in.

### How many grams in a kilogram?

Both gram and kilogram are units of mass in the International System of Units (SI). In SI, units of measurement are comprised of a base unit and a prefix that describes the magnitude of the unit. The base unit of the kilogram is the gram, and the prefix "kilo-" indicates the magnitude 103. In other words, a kilogram is 1000 grams. Therefore, there are 1000 grams in a kilogram.

### How to convert kilograms to grams

Based on the definition of 1000 grams in a kilogram, the kilogram to gram conversion formula is:

g = kg × 1000

Thus, to convert from kilograms to grams, multiply a value in kilograms by 1000. For example, convert the body weight of a cat weighed 4.5 kilograms to grams:

4.5 kg = 4.5 × 1000 g = 4500 g