# Convert 5 kg to cg

## Conversion details

To convert kg to cg use the following formula:
1 kg equals 100000 cg
So, to convert 5 kg to cg, multiply 100000 by 5 i.e.,
5 kg = 100000 * 5 cg = 500000 cg
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#### Additional unit information

kg is the symbol for kilogram
cg is the symbol for centigram

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## kilogram

Kilogram is a multiple of the gram unit. The kilo prefix stands for 1000 therefore, 1 kilogram = 1000 gram units. Gram is a unit of measurement of mass (weight). The definition for gram is the following:
The kilogram is the unit of mass; it is equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram.
The symbol for kilogram is kg

## centigram

Centigram is a subdivision of the gram unit. The centi prefix stands for 0.01 therefore, 1 centigram = 0.01 gram units. Gram is a unit of measurement of mass (weight). The definition for gram is the following:
One gram is equal to 1/1000th of a kilogram.
The symbol for centigram is cg

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