# Tonne

## Metric unit of mass equivalent to 1000 kilograms or 1 megagram / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The **tonne** (/tʌn/ ^{i} or /tɒn/; symbol: **t**) is a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms. It is a non-SI unit accepted for use with SI. It is also referred to as a **metric ton** to distinguish it from the non-metric units of the short ton (United States customary units) and the long ton (British imperial units). It is equivalent to approximately 2204.6 pounds, 1.102 short tons, and 0.984 long tons. The official SI unit is the **megagram** (symbol: **Mg**), a less common way to express the same amount.

Metric unit of mass equivalent to 1000 kilograms or 1 megagram

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Tonne Megagram | |
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General information | |

Unit of | mass |

Symbol | t Mg |

In SI units: | 1000 kg |