Paper Size FAQ

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There are a number of paper size standards used in the world today, the most commonly used being the international ISO standard and a standard used in North America. These sizes are used to order various printed items such as stationery, brochures, digital copies, fliers, etc. The charts below detail and compare these sizes and their dimensions. 
Paper Sizes (Metric A, B, North American ARCH)
A4 is slightly narrower and a bit longer than  North American Letter size paper.
A4 is slightly narrower and a bit longer than North American Letter size paper.
ISO A Sizes
A0: 
841 mm x 1,189 mm
(33.11 in. x 46.81 in.)

A1: 
594 mm x 841 mm
(23.39 in. x 33.11 in.)

A2: 
420 mm x 594 mm
(16.54 in. x 23.39 in.)

A3: 
297 mm x 420 mm
(11.69 in. x 16.54 in.)

A4: 
210 mm x 297 mm
(8.27 in. x 11.69 in.)

A5: 
148 mm x 210 mm
(5.83 in. x 8.27 in.)

A6: 
105 mm x 148 mm
(4.13 in. x 5.83 in.)

A7: 
74 mm x 105 mm 
(2.91 in. x 4.13 in.)
A4 is slightly narrower and a bit longer than  North American Letter size paper.
ISO B Sizes
B0: 
1,028 mm x 1,456 mm
(40.48 in. x 57.32 in.) 

B1: 
707 mm x 1,000 mm
(28.66 in. x 40.48 in.)

B2: 
514 mm x 728 mm
(20.24 in. x 28.66 in.)

B3: 
364 mm x 514 mm
(14.33 in. x 20.24 in.)


B4: 
257 mm x 364 mm
(10.12 in. x 14.33 in.)

B5: 
182 mm x 257 mm
(7.17 in. x 10.12 in.)

B6: 
128 mm x 182 mm
(5.04 in. x 7.17 in.)
A4 is slightly narrower and a bit longer than  North American Letter size paper.
N. American ANSI Sizes
ANSI A: 
8.5 in. x 11 in.
(215.9 mm x 279.4 mm)

ANSI B: 
11 in. x 17 in.
(279.4 mm x 431.8 mm)

ANSI C: 
17 in. x 22 in.
(432 mm x 559 mm)


ANSI D: 
22 in. x 34 in.
(559 mm x 864 mm)

ANSI E: 
34 in. x 44 in.
(1118 mm x 864 mm)
A4 is slightly narrower and a bit longer than  North American Letter size paper.
N. American ARCH Sizes
Arch A: 
9 in. x 12 in.
(229 mm x 305 mm)

Arch B: 
12 in. x 18 in.
(305 mm x 457 mm)

Arch C: 
18 in. x 24 in.
(457 mm x 610 mm)


Arch D: 
24 in. x 36 in.
(610 mm x 914 mm)

Arch E: 
36 in. x 48 in.
(1914 mm x 1219 mm)
North America Paper Sizes
SIZE WIDTH (in.) HEIGHT (in.) WIDTH (mm) HEIGHT (mm)
Business Card 3.5 in. 2 in. 85.6 mm 53.98 mm
Executive 7.5 in. 10 in. 190.5 mm 254 mm
Jr. Legal 8 in. 5 in. 203.2 mm 127 mm
Letter/ANSI A 8.5 in. 11 in. 215.9 mm 279.4 mm
Legal 8.5 in. 14 in. 215.9 mm 355.6 mm
Ledger/Tabloid/ANSI B 11 in. 17 in. 279.4 mm 431.8 mm
ANSI C 17 in. 22 in. 432 mm 559 mm
ANSI D 22 in. 34 in. 559 mm 864 mm
ANSI E 34 in. 44 in. 864 mm 1118 mm
Arch A 9 in. 12 in. 229 mm 305 mm
Arch B 12 in. 18 in. 305 mm 457 mm
Arch C 18 in. 24 in. 457 mm 610 mm
Arch D 24 in. 36 in. 610 mm 914 mm
Arch E 36 in. 48 in. 1914 mm 1219 mm
Arch E1 30 in. 42 in. 762 mm 1067 mm
Arch E2 26 in. 38 in. 660 mm 965 mm
Arch E3 27 in. 39 in. 686 mm 991 mm
ISO Metric Paper Sizes
SIZE WIDTH (mm) HEIGHT (mm) WIDTH (in.) HEIGHT (in.)
Int'l Business Card 85.6 mm 53.98 mm 3.37 in. 2.125 in.
Japanese Business Card 91 mm 55 mm 3.583 in. 2.165 in.
Hungarian Business Card 90 mm 50 mm 3.543 in. 1.969 in.
A0 841 mm 1,189 mm 33.11 in. 46.81 in.
A1 594 mm 841 mm 23.39 in. 33.11 in.
A2 420 mm 594 mm 16.54 in. 23.39 in.
A3 297 mm 420 mm 11.69 in. 16.54 in.
A4 210 mm 297 mm 8.27 in. 11.69 in.
A5 148 mm 210 mm 5.83 in. 8.27 in.
A6 105 mm 148 mm 4.13 in. 5.83 in.
A7 74 mm 105 mm 2.91 in. 4.13 in.
B0 1,028 mm 1,456 mm 40.48 in. 57.32 in.
B1 707 mm 1,000 mm 28.66 in. 40.48 in.
B2 514 mm 728 mm 20.24 in. 28.66 in.
B3 364 mm 514 mm 14.33 in. 20.24 in.
B4 257 mm 364 mm 10.12 in. 14.33 in.
B5 182 mm 257 mm 7.17 in. 10.12 in.
B6 128 mm 182 mm 5.04 in. 7.17 in.

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