Paper Sizes include the various size of sheets of paper that can be used as writing paper, stationery cards, or printed documents. Paper Sizes help users determine which paper size works best for them and will allow them to communicate their ideas. Different regions of the world have created Paper Size standards and guidelines for this reason. The most common is the ISO 216 is the Paper Size standard internationally except for North America and parts of Central and South America. The different types of Paper Sizes guidelines and standards include Architectural Sizes, the Canadian standard, and the ANSI standard.

What size paper is ‘regular’ printer paper

The size of ‘regular’ printer paper is considered to be the Letter paper size as it is the standard size for most printers. The Letter paper size is typically used as the standard document size and is used to print documents, magazines, catalogs, letters, and general forms.

How is paper made?

Paper is made through a combination of 2 steps. First, cellulose fibers are extracted from different types of sources and converted into pulp. Then, the pulp is combined with water and placed on a paper-making machine that is then flattened, dried, and cut into sheets and rolls.

What is paper weight?

Paper weight can be defined as the weight of the thickness of a paper. Paper weight is determined by weighing 500 sheets of the size of a particular type of paper which is then stated in grams or pounds. Unfortunately, not all paper types have the same standard size so paper weight can become confusing.

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66.22” | 1682 mm
46.81” | 1189 mm
21.52 ft2 | 2 m2
2A0 Paper
168.200
118.900
2.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/lGDI7
3D
2A0 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of 2A0 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of 2A0 Paper
93.62” | 2378 mm
66.22” | 1682 mm
43.06 ft2 | 4 m2
4A0 Paper
237.800
168.200
4.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/s1BJp
3D
4A0 Paper3D model of 4A0 Paper viewed in perspective3D model of 4A0 Paper viewed in perspective
46.81” | 1189 mm
33.11” | 841 mm
10.76 ft2 | 1 m2
A0 Paper
118.900
84.100
1.00
400
https://p3d.in/e/hopxB
3D
A0 Paper3D model of the A0 Paper viewed in perspective3D model of the A0 Paper viewed in perspective
50.87” | 1292 mm
35.98” | 914 mm
12.7 ft2 | 1.18 m2
A0+ Paper
129.200
91.400
1.18
0
https://p3d.in/e/rv3vM
3D
A0+ PaperView of A0+ Paper in 3D available for downloadView of A0+ Paper in 3D available for download
33.11” | 841 mm
23.39” | 594 mm
5.38 ft2 | .5 m2
A1 Paper
84.100
59.400
0.50
500
https://p3d.in/e/3dKHx
3D
A1 PaperView of the A1 Paper in 3D available for downloadView of the A1 Paper in 3D available for download
35.98” | 914 mm
23.98” | 609 mm
6 ft2 | .557 m2
A1+ Paper
91.400
60.900
0.56
0
https://p3d.in/e/kSb2g
3D
A1+ PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A1+ PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A1+ Paper
1.46” | 37 mm
1.02” | 26 mm
.01 ft2 | .001 m2
A10 Paper
3.700
2.600
0.00
100
https://p3d.in/e/oSasv
3D
A10 PaperView of A10 Paper in 3D available for downloadView of A10 Paper in 3D available for download
1.02” | 26 mm
.71” | 18 mm
.005 ft2 | .0005 m2
A11 Paper
2.600
1.800
0.00
70
https://p3d.in/e/xas6l
3D
A11 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A11 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A11 Paper
.71” | 18 mm
.51” | 13 mm
.002 ft2 | .0002 m2
A12 Paper
1.800
1.300
0.00
40
https://p3d.in/e/nT3na
3D
A12 Paper3D model of A12 Paper viewed in perspective3D model of A12 Paper viewed in perspective
.51” | 13 mm
.35” | 9 mm
.001 ft2 | .0001 m2
A13 Paper
1.300
0.900
0.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/81lJN
3D
A13 PaperView of A13 Paper in 3D available for downloadView of A13 Paper in 3D available for download
23.39” | 594 mm
16.54” | 420 mm
2.69 ft2 | .25 m2
A2 Paper
59.400
42.000
0.25
600
https://p3d.in/e/Xq6MQ
3D
A2 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of the A2 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of the A2 Paper
16.54” | 420 mm
11.69” | 297 mm
1.35 ft2 | .125 m2
A3 Paper
42.000
29.700
0.13
2500
https://p3d.in/e/AHa2w
3D
A3 Paper3D model of A3 Paper viewed in perspective3D model of A3 Paper viewed in perspective
19.02” | 483 mm
12.95” | 329 mm
1.71 ft2 | .159 m2
A3+ Paper
48.300
32.900
0.16
10
https://p3d.in/e/4a8KT
3D
A3+ Paper3D model of A3+ Paper viewed in perspective3D model of A3+ Paper viewed in perspective
11.69” | 297 mm
8.27” | 210 mm
.68 ft2 | .063 m2
A4 Paper
29.700
21.000
0.06
13000
https://p3d.in/e/6P5Ta
3D
A4 PaperView of A4 Paper in 3D available for downloadView of A4 Paper in 3D available for download
8.27” | 210 mm
5.83” | 148 mm
.33 ft2 | .031 m2
A5 Paper
21.000
14.800
0.03
2800
https://p3d.in/e/kxKqg
3D
A5 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A5 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A5 Paper
5.83” | 148 mm
4.13” | 105 mm
.17 ft2 | .016 m2
A6 Paper
14.800
10.500
0.02
1000
https://p3d.in/e/8K9KF
3D
A6 Paper3D model of A6 Paper viewed in perspective3D model of A6 Paper viewed in perspective
4.13” | 105 mm
2.91” | 74 mm
.09 ft2 | .008 m2
A7 Paper
10.500
7.400
0.01
250
https://p3d.in/e/692Lo
3D
A7 PaperView of A7 Paper in 3D available for downloadView of A7 Paper in 3D available for download
2.91” | 74 mm
2.05” | 52 mm
.04 ft2 | .004 m2
A8 Paper
7.400
5.200
0.00
80
https://p3d.in/e/luX4e
3D
A8 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A8 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of A8 Paper
2.05” | 52 mm
1.46” | 37 mm
.02 ft2 | .002 m2
A9 Paper
5.200
3.700
0.00
40
https://p3d.in/e/Xnsfd
3D
A9 Paper3D model of A9 Paper viewed in perspective3D model of A9 Paper viewed in perspective
22” | 559 mm
17” | 432 mm
2.59 ft2 | .241 m2
ANSI C Paper
55.900
43.200
0.24
5
https://p3d.in/e/gDHYl
3D
ANSI C Paper3D model of ANSI C Paper viewed in perspective3D model of ANSI C Paper viewed in perspective
34” | 864 mm
22” | 559 mm
5.2 ft2 | .483 m2
ANSI D Paper
86.400
55.900
0.48
5
https://p3d.in/e/q5IDx
3D
ANSI D PaperView of ANSI D Paper in 3D available for downloadView of ANSI D Paper in 3D available for download
44” | 1118 mm
34” | 864 mm
10.4 ft2 | .966 m2
ANSI E Paper
111.800
86.400
0.97
5
https://p3d.in/e/5rpka
3D
ANSI E PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of ANSI E PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of ANSI E Paper
12” | 305 mm
9” | 229 mm
.75 ft2 | .07 m2
Arch A Paper
30.500
22.900
0.07
5
https://p3d.in/e/1fkWv
3D
Arch A PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of Arch A PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of Arch A Paper
18” | 457 mm
12” | 305 mm
1.5 ft2 | .139 m2
Arch B Paper
45.700
30.500
0.14
5
https://p3d.in/e/XhspV
3D
Arch B Paper3D model of Arch B Paper viewed in perspective3D model of Arch B Paper viewed in perspective
24” | 610 mm
18” | 457 mm
3 ft2 | .279 m2
Arch C Paper
61.000
45.700
0.28
5
https://p3d.in/e/BGia1
3D
Arch C PaperView of Arch C Paper in 3D available for downloadView of Arch C Paper in 3D available for download
36” | 914 mm
24” | 610 mm
6 ft2 | .558 m2
Arch D Paper
91.400
61.000
0.56
30
https://p3d.in/e/lgKbk
3D
Arch D PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of Arch D PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of Arch D Paper
48” | 1219 mm
36” | 914 mm
12 ft2 | 1.114 m2
Arch E Paper
121.900
91.400
1.11
5
https://p3d.in/e/lfQ8X
3D
Arch E Paper3D model of Arch E Paper viewed in perspective3D model of Arch E Paper viewed in perspective
42” | 1067 mm
30” | 762 mm
8.75 ft2 | .813 m2
Arch E1 Paper
106.700
76.200
0.81
5
https://p3d.in/e/jUx2Y
3D
Arch E1 PaperView of Arch E1 Paper in 3D available for downloadView of Arch E1 Paper in 3D available for download
38” | 965 mm
26” | 660 mm
6.86 ft2 | .637 m2
Arch E2 Paper
96.500
66.000
0.64
0
https://p3d.in/e/RUD5C
3D
Arch E2 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of Arch E2 PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of Arch E2 Paper
39” | 991 mm
27” | 686 mm
7.32 ft2 | .68 m2
Arch E3 Paper
99.100
68.600
0.68
5
https://p3d.in/e/Nt6iE
3D
Arch E3 Paper3D model of Arch E3 Paper viewed in perspective3D model of Arch E3 Paper viewed in perspective
51.06” | 1297 mm
36.1” | 917 mm
12.81 ft2 | 1.19 m2
C0 Envelope Paper
129.700
91.700
1.19
0
https://p3d.in/e/M3oFn
3D
C0 Envelope Paper3D model of C0 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective3D model of C0 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective
36.1” | 917 mm
25.51” | 648 mm
6.39 ft2 | .594 m2
C1 Envelope Paper
91.700
64.800
0.59
0
https://p3d.in/e/SfC2A
3D
C1 Envelope PaperView of C1 Envelope Paper in 3D available for downloadView of C1 Envelope Paper in 3D available for download
1.57” | 40 mm
1.1” | 28 mm
.01 ft2 | .001 m2
C10 Envelope Paper
4.000
2.800
0.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/RGko5
3D
C10 Envelope PaperView of C10 Envelope Paper in 3D available for downloadView of C10 Envelope Paper in 3D available for download
25.51” | 648 mm
18.03” | 458 mm
3.2 ft2 | .297 m2
C2 Envelope Paper
64.800
45.800
0.30
0
https://p3d.in/e/SJOse
3D
C2 Envelope PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of C2 Envelope PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of C2 Envelope Paper
18.03” | 458 mm
12.76” | 324 mm
1.59 ft2 | .148 m2
C3 Envelope Paper
45.800
32.400
0.15
0
https://p3d.in/e/aec3n
3D
C3 Envelope Paper3D model of C3 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective3D model of C3 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective
12.76” | 324 mm
9.02” | 229 mm
.8 ft2 | .074 m2
C4 Envelope Paper
32.400
22.900
0.07
0
https://p3d.in/e/buA2d
3D
C4 Envelope PaperView of C4 Envelope Paper in 3D available for downloadView of C4 Envelope Paper in 3D available for download
9.02” | 229 mm
6.38” | 162 mm
.4 ft2 | .037 m2
C5 Envelope Paper
22.900
16.200
0.04
0
https://p3d.in/e/0dUuJ
3D
C5 Envelope PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of C5 Envelope PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of C5 Envelope Paper
6.38” | 162 mm
4.49” | 114 mm
.19 ft2 | .018 m2
C6 Envelope Paper
16.200
11.400
0.02
0
https://p3d.in/e/osT8m
3D
C6 Envelope Paper3D model of C6 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective3D model of C6 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective
4.49” | 114 mm
3.19” | 81 mm
.1 ft2 | .009 m2
C7 Envelope Paper
11.400
8.100
0.01
0
https://p3d.in/e/tbI5A
3D
C7 Envelope PaperView of C7 Envelope Paper in 3D available for downloadView of C7 Envelope Paper in 3D available for download
3.19” | 81 mm
2.24” | 57 mm
.05 ft2 | .005 m2
C8 Envelope Paper
8.100
5.700
0.01
0
https://p3d.in/e/KI5z9
3D
C8 Envelope PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of C8 Envelope PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of C8 Envelope Paper
2.24” | 57 mm
1.57” | 40 mm
.02 ft2 | .002 m2
C9 Envelope Paper
5.700
4.000
0.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/X74xV
3D
C9 Envelope Paper3D model of C9 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective3D model of C9 Envelope Paper viewed in perspective
13” | 330 mm
8.5” | 216 mm
.76 ft2 | .071 m2
US Government Legal Paper
33.000
21.600
0.07
5
https://p3d.in/e/7spOf
3D
US Government Legal PaperView of US Government Legal Paper in 3D available for downloadView of US Government Legal Paper in 3D available for download
10.5” | 267 mm
8” | 203 mm
.58 ft2 | .054 m2
US Government Letter Paper
26.700
20.300
0.05
0
https://p3d.in/e/bMEut
3D
US Government Letter PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of US Government Letter PaperPerspective view of a 3D model of US Government Letter Paper
8.5” | 216 mm
5.5” | 140 mm
.32 ft2 | .03 m2
US Half Letter Paper
21.600
14.000
0.03
0
https://p3d.in/e/32jIQ
3D
US Half Letter Paper3D model of US Half Letter Paper viewed in perspective3D model of US Half Letter Paper viewed in perspective
8” | 203 mm
5” | 127 mm
.28 ft2 | .026 m2
US Junior Legal Paper
20.300
12.700
0.03
0
https://p3d.in/e/wB4RY
3D
US Junior Legal PaperView of US Junior Legal Paper in 3D available for downloadView of US Junior Legal Paper in 3D available for download
11” | 279 mm
17” | 432 mm
1.3 ft2 | .121 m2
US Ledger Paper (ANSI B)
27.900
43.200
0.12
5
https://p3d.in/e/WeyA7
3D
US Ledger Paper (ANSI B)Perspective view of a 3D model of US Ledger Paper (ANSI B Paper)Perspective view of a 3D model of US Ledger Paper (ANSI B Paper)
14” | 356 mm
8.5” | 216 mm
.83 ft2 | .077 m2
US Legal Paper
35.600
21.600
0.08
55
https://p3d.in/e/p1frd
3D
US Legal Paper3D model of US Legal Paper viewed in perspective3D model of US Legal Paper viewed in perspective
11” | 279 mm
8.5” | 216 mm
.65 ft2 | .06 m2
US Letter Paper (ANSI A)
27.900
21.600
0.06
90
https://p3d.in/e/6sOEg
3D
US Letter Paper (ANSI A)3D model of US Letter Paper (ANSI A) Paper viewed in perspective3D model of US Letter Paper (ANSI A) Paper viewed in perspective
17” | 432 mm
11” | 279 mm
1.3 ft2 | .121 m2
US Tabloid Paper (ANSI B)
43.200
27.900
0.12
10
https://p3d.in/e/h5tg9
3D
US Tabloid Paper (ANSI B)View of US Tabloid Paper (ANSI B) in 3D available for downloadView of US Tabloid Paper (ANSI B) in 3D available for download
C1 Envelope Paper
Collection of drawings of C1 Envelope Paper compared to other similar paper sizes

C1 Envelope Paper is part of the C envelope paper series that is standardized by the ISO 269 international paper size system, most commonly used within envelope sizes. C1 Envelope Paper can hold neatly a flat A1 Paper. C1 Envelope Paper is half the size of the C0 Envelope Paper.

C1 Envelope Paper has a width of 25.51” (648 mm) and height of 36.1” (917 mm). The surface area of C1 Envelope Paper is 6.39 ft2 (.594 m2).

Set of dimensioned drawings of C1 Envelope Paper labeled with height and width
C1 Envelope Paper is part of the C envelope paper series that is standardized by the ISO 269 international paper size system, most commonly used within envelope sizes. C1 Envelope Paper can hold neatly a flat A1 Paper. C1 Envelope Paper is half the size of the C0 Envelope Paper.

C1 Envelope Paper has a width of 25.51” (648 mm) and height of 36.1” (917 mm). The surface area of C1 Envelope Paper is 6.39 ft2 (.594 m2).

Set of dimensioned drawings of C1 Envelope Paper labeled with height and width
C1 Envelope Paper
Height:
36.1” | 917 mm
Width:
25.51” | 648 mm
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
6.39 ft2 | .594 m2
Size Ratio
1:√2
Standard
ISO 269

Drawings include:
C1 Envelope Paper plan, size diagram

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A1+ Paper
Set of drawings comparing the size of A1+ Paper and other similar paper sizes

A1+ Paper is not part of the A paper series since it does not follow the rules and aspect ratio of the ISO 216 international paper size standard. A1+ Paper instead uses the A paper series as a reference. A1+ Paper is sometimes used for technical drawings, flip charts, and posters.

A1+ Paper has a width of 23.98” (609 mm) and height of 35.98” (914 mm). The surface area of A1+ Paper is 6 ft2 (.557 m2).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of A1+ Paper with height and width dimensions
A1+ Paper is not part of the A paper series since it does not follow the rules and aspect ratio of the ISO 216 international paper size standard. A1+ Paper instead uses the A paper series as a reference. A1+ Paper is sometimes used for technical drawings, flip charts, and posters.

A1+ Paper has a width of 23.98” (609 mm) and height of 35.98” (914 mm). The surface area of A1+ Paper is 6 ft2 (.557 m2).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of A1+ Paper with height and width dimensions
A1+ Paper
Height:
35.98” | 914 mm
Width:
23.98” | 609 mm
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
6 ft2 | .557 m2
Size Ratio
1:√2
Standard
ISO 216

Drawings include:
A1+ Paper plan, size diagram

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A0 Paper
Scale illustrations of A0 Paper and other related paper sizes

A0 Paper is the largest paper size among the A series paper sizes that are defined by the ISO 216 international paper size standard. The A0 Paper is often used for advertising or business purposes. The A0 Paper has an aspect ratio of the square root of 2.

A0 Paper has a width of 33.11” (841 mm) and height of 46.81” (1189 mm). The surface area of A0 Paper is 10.76 ft2 (1 m2).

Series of measured drawings of A0 Paper labeled with width and height
A0 Paper is the largest paper size among the A series paper sizes that are defined by the ISO 216 international paper size standard. The A0 Paper is often used for advertising or business purposes. The A0 Paper has an aspect ratio of the square root of 2.

A0 Paper has a width of 33.11” (841 mm) and height of 46.81” (1189 mm). The surface area of A0 Paper is 10.76 ft2 (1 m2).

Series of measured drawings of A0 Paper labeled with width and height
A0 Paper
Height:
46.81” | 1189 mm
Width:
33.11” | 841 mm
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
10.76 ft2 | 1 m2
Size Ratio
1:√2
Standard
ISO 216

Drawings include:
A0 Paper plan, size diagram

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C3 Envelope Paper
Scale illustrations of C3 Envelope Paper and other related paper sizes

C3 Envelope Paper is one of the paper sizes within the C series that is defined by the ISO 269 international paper size standard. C3 Envelope Paper can hold a flat A3 Paper and an A2 paper folded in half. C3 Envelope Paper is half the size of the C2 Envelope Paper.

C3 Envelope Paper has a width of 12.76” (324 mm) and height of 18.03” (458 mm). The surface area of C3 Envelope Paper is 1.59 ft2 (.148 m2).

Series of measured drawings of C3 Envelope Paper labeled with width and height
C3 Envelope Paper is one of the paper sizes within the C series that is defined by the ISO 269 international paper size standard. C3 Envelope Paper can hold a flat A3 Paper and an A2 paper folded in half. C3 Envelope Paper is half the size of the C2 Envelope Paper.

C3 Envelope Paper has a width of 12.76” (324 mm) and height of 18.03” (458 mm). The surface area of C3 Envelope Paper is 1.59 ft2 (.148 m2).

Series of measured drawings of C3 Envelope Paper labeled with width and height
C3 Envelope Paper
Height:
18.03” | 458 mm
Width:
12.76” | 324 mm
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
1.59 ft2 | .148 m2
Size Ratio
1:√2
Standard
ISO 269

Drawings include:
C3 Envelope Paper plan, size diagram

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ANSI D Paper
Collection of drawings of ANSI D Paper compared to other similar paper sizes

ANSI D Paper belongs to the ANSI series that is standardized by the American National Standards Institute. ANSI D Paper has 2 aspect ratios and is one of the large paper sizes within the series. ANSI D Paper is half the size of the ANSI E Paper.

ANSI D Paper has a width of 22” (559 mm) and height of 34” (864 mm). The surface area of ANSI D Paper is 5.2 ft2 (.483 m2).

Set of dimensioned drawings of ANSI D Paper labeled with height and width
ANSI D Paper belongs to the ANSI series that is standardized by the American National Standards Institute. ANSI D Paper has 2 aspect ratios and is one of the large paper sizes within the series. ANSI D Paper is half the size of the ANSI E Paper.

ANSI D Paper has a width of 22” (559 mm) and height of 34” (864 mm). The surface area of ANSI D Paper is 5.2 ft2 (.483 m2).

Set of dimensioned drawings of ANSI D Paper labeled with height and width
ANSI D Paper
Height:
34” | 864 mm
Width:
22” | 559 mm
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
5.2 ft2 | .483 m2
Size Ratio
1:1.55
Standard
ANSI

Drawings include:
ANSI D Paper plan, size diagram

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