# How many Pounds in a Kilogram?

Both pounds and kilograms are units used to measure mass.

## Answer: There are 2.20462 pounds in a kilogram.

**Explanation:**

Kilogram or kg belong to the SI metric system.

Pound is part of the US customary system of measurement.

To convert pound to kg and vice versa you can use the metric calculator.

### Thus, 1 kg equals 2.20462 pounds.

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