In USA, Canada and parts of Mexico you can find the following paper sizes. The 4 most commonly used US standard paper sizes are known as Letter, Legal, Ledger and Tabloid.
Legal size paper
Size of Legal paper
The legal page size in inches: 8.5″ x 14″
Legal size in millimeters: 216 mm x 356 mm.
Legal sized paper is the most common paper format used in USA, Canada and parts of Mexico.
What is Legal Size Paper?
You can find legal size paper in USA and Canada. These countries are the only ones not officially using the ISO standards. The A series (A4) is the International Standard (ISO) used in most countries. Se the difference between Legal Paper and A4 below.
- Legal size paper versus A4
Letter paper size
Size of Letter paper
The letter paper size in inches: 8.5″ x 11″
Letter paper size in millimeters: 216 mm x 279 mm.
Ledger paper size
Size of Ledger paper
The ledger page size in inches: 11″ x 17″
Ledger size in millimeters: 279 mm x 432 mm.
Tabloid paper size
Size of tabloid paper
The tabloid page size in inches: 17″ x 11″
Tabloid size in millimeters: 432 mm x 279 mm.
International standard for papers
The Aseries is the International Standard for paper sizes (ISO) used in most countries.