Paper Size Guide

Know your A B C . . .

 

Paper Size Guide•Know your A B C . . . [Moonbeams Shop:Paper Size Guide]

Don’t know your C4 from your A0? Read on…

Paper comes in many different sizes, and different territories have their own conventions. At Moonbeams we normally use only European-standard sizes, but even then there are many and some are only slightly different from others. To help, here is a guide to the commonest sizes we use or can use.

European-standard A, B, C and D sizes

Paper sizes beginning with A, B, C or D are part of the ISO216 paper size system, as follows

A0

841x1189mm

 = 

33.1x46.8in

A1

594x841mm

 = 

23.4x33.1in

A2

420x594mm

 = 

16.5x23.4in

A3+{1}

329x483mm

 = 

13x19in

A3

297x420mm

 = 

11.7x16.5in

A4

210x297mm

 = 

8.3x11.7in

A5

148x210mm

 = 

5.8x8.3in

A6

105x148mm

 = 

4.1x5.8in

A7

74x105mm

 = 

2.9x4.1in

A8

52x74mm

 = 

2x2.9in

A9

37x52mm

 = 

1.5x2in

A10

26x37mm

 = 

1x1.5in

B0

1000x1414mm

 = 

39.4x55.7in

B1

707x1000mm

 = 

27.8x39.4in

B2

500x707mm

 = 

19.7x27.8in

B3

353x500mm

 = 

13.9x19.7in

B4

250x353mm

 = 

9.8x13.9in

B5

176x250mm

 = 

6.9x9.8in

B6

125x176mm

 = 

4.9x6.9in

B7

88x125mm

 = 

3.5x4.9in

B8

62x88mm

 = 

2.4x3.5in

B9

44x62mm

 = 

1.7x2.4in

B10

31x44mm

 = 

1.2x1.7in

C0

917x1297mm

 = 

36.1x51.1in

C1

648x917mm

 = 

25.5x36.1in

C2

458x648mm

 = 

18x25.5in

C3

324x458mm

 = 

12.8x18in

C4

229x324mm

 = 

9x12.8in

C5

162x229mm

 = 

6.4x9in

C6

114x162mm

 = 

4.5x6.4in

C7/6

81x162mm

 = 

3.2x6.4in

C7

81x114mm

 = 

3.2x4.5in

C8

57x81mm

 = 

2.2x3.2in

C9

40x57mm

 = 

1.6x2.2in

C10

28x40mm

 = 

1.1x1.6in

DL

110x220mm

 = 

4.3x8.7in

The Wikipedia has more on ISO 216 paper sizes.

Photo printing sizes

Photo printing still uses some imperial inch based format. These are the common ones:

6x4

152x102mm

 = 

6x4in

5x7

127x178mm

 = 

5x7in

8x10

203x254mm

 = 

8x10in

We can also print photos on European-standard papers, up to A3+{1} in house and larger through our overseas agents.

 


We hope you find this information useful. We have also tried hard to make sure it’s accurate. If you spot an error or think there’s anything else that should be included here, please contact us.


Footnotes:

{1} A3+, sometimes known as Super A3, is not an official Metric size, but is widely used.


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