# What Is 60 Kilos in Stones and Pounds?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 10:18:40 PM ET
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One kilogram is equal to 2.205 pounds and 0.157 stones. Therefore, 60 kilograms is equal to 132.277 pounds and 9.448 stones, with each answer being rounded to three decimal spaces.

The kilogram is part of the International System of Units and is accepted as both a unit of mass and non-scientific weight. A prototype representing the official kilogram is held at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in France. The kilogram is used in most countries. The pound is a measuring unit from the imperial system that is used mainly in the U.S. The pound is used as a unit for mass, although it is used as a unit of weight in countries that use the imperial system.

Similar to the pound, the stone is part of the imperial measuring system. It is used primarily in Ireland and the United Kingdom. It is commonly used to express body weight, and it is often coupled with pounds when this information is provided. This unit originated in Europe and was used for trade until the metric system became the standard. One reason for the change was that the official weight of a stone had not been standardized and varied by region.

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