Paper size reference

ISO 216 is the international standard for paper sizes, and includes sizes such as A4, A3, etc. Here is a list some the A, B and C series sizes, and also some common US paper sizes.

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ISO 216 paper sizes were first introduced in 1975 and have since beed adopted by many countries throughout the world. A and B sizes were followed, with the ISO 269 C envelope sizes being introduced in 1985. The standard follows on from the German DIN 476 standards, which were in place from the first half of the twentieth century

This site features charts and size information for ISO 216 and 269 series sizes. It also features various other international paper sizes and some other facts and figures on the history of paper.

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