# Convert 1000 kg to lb

So you want to convert 1000 kilograms into pounds? If you're in a rush and just need the answer, the calculator below is all you need. The answer is 2204.6244201838 pounds.

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## How to convert kilograms to pounds

We all use different units of measurement every day. Whether you're in a foreign country and need to convert the local imperial units to metric, or you're baking a cake and need to convert to a unit you are more familiar with.

Luckily, converting most units is very, very simple. In this case, all you need to know is that 1 kg is equal to 2.2046244201838 lb.

Once you know what 1 kg is in pounds, you can simply multiply 2.2046244201838 by the total kilograms you want to calculate.

So for our example here we have 1000 kilograms. So all we do is multiply 1000 by 2.2046244201838:

1000 x 2.2046244201838 = 2204.6244201838

## What is the best conversion unit for 1000 kg?

As an added little bonus conversion for you, we can also calculate the best unit of measurement for 1000 kg.

What is the "best" unit of measurement? To keep it simple, let's say that the best unit of measure is the one that is the lowest possible without going below 1. The reason for this is that the lowest number generally makes it easier to understand the measurement.

For 1000 kg the best unit of measurement is metric tonnes, and the amount is 1 t.