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Belonging to the ISO 216 standard, A6 paper size is a staple in the world of print and design. This format, measuring 105 x 148 millimeters or 4.13 x 5.83 inches, is part of the A series that's widely recognized and utilized globally.

The A6 size holds a unique position within this series due to its versatility. It's exactly one-fourth the size of an A4 sheet, making it an ideal choice for compact yet impactful printed materials such as postcards, flyers, and invitations.

A6 paper dimensions


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2A046.81 x 66.221189 x 1682119 x 1683370 x 4768
A120.51 x 0.7113 x 181 x 237 x 51
4A066.22 x 93.621682 x 2378168 x 2384768 x 6741
A110.71 x 1.0218 x 262 x 351 x 74
A101.02 x 1.4626 x 373 x 474 x 105
A3+12.95 x 19.02329 x 48333 x 48933 x 1369
A1+23.98 x 35.98609 x 91461 x 911726 x 2591
A0+35.98 x 50.87914 x 129291 x 1292591 x 3662
A64.13 x 5.83105 x 14811 x 15298 x 420
A55.83 x 8.27148 x 21015 x 21420 x 595
A48.27 x 11.69210 x 29721 x 30595 x 842
A311.69 x 16.54297 x 42030 x 42842 x 1191
A91.46 x 2.0537 x 524 x 5105 x 147
A216.54 x 23.39420 x 59442 x 591191 x 1684
A82.05 x 2.9152 x 745 x 7147 x 210
A123.39 x 33.11594 x 84159 x 841684 x 2384
A72.91 x 4.1374 x 1057 x 11210 x 298
A033.11 x 46.81841 x 118984 x 1192384 x 3370

One fascinating aspect about the A6 paper size lies in its aspect ratio. Like all other sizes in the ISO 216 standard, it maintains a root-2 aspect ratio. This means when you cut or fold an A6 sheet parallel to its shortest sides into two equal pieces, you'll get two smaller sheets (A7) with identical proportions.

In contrast to ANSI standards prevalent in North America which use Letter, Legal and Ledger sizes among others; ISO standards including A6 are more universally accepted across Europe and Asia due to their logical scaling system.

A key advantage of using this particular paper size is its cost-effectiveness. Given its smaller dimensions compared to larger formats like A4 or Letter Size papers, printing on an A6 can significantly reduce costs while still delivering your message effectively.

Whether you're crafting a direct mail campaign or designing event invitations; understanding and leveraging the benefits of the versatile and cost-effective A6 paper size can enhance your communication strategy significantly.

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Interesting facts about A6

A6 Paper: Weird and Interesting Facts

1. The A6 paper size is part of the ISO 216 standard, which was first introduced in 1975 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

2. A6 paper measures 105 mm × 148 mm or approximately 4.1 inches × 5.8 inches.

3. It is commonly used for postcards, flyers, and small booklets due to its compact size.

4. The aspect ratio of A6 paper is exactly the square root of two (√2), just like all other ISO paper sizes.

5. A6 is one-fourth the size of an A4 sheet, meaning that four A6 sheets can fit perfectly onto one A4 sheet when arranged in a 2x2 grid.

6. The dimensions of A6 are based on the German DIN standard, which was initially developed in the early 20th century to ensure consistent paper sizes across Europe.

7. Despite being smaller than most common paper sizes, A6 still provides enough space for writing or printing essential information.

8. Many pocket-sized notebooks and diaries are designed to accommodate A6 paper as it offers a good balance between portability and usability.

9. In some countries, such as Japan, there are specialized printers that can print directly onto pre-cut sheets of A6-sized photo paper for instant photo prints.

10. Due to its compactness and versatility, many artists enjoy using A6-sized sketchbooks or notepads for quick sketches or jotting down ideas on-the-go.