US and Canada

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.

US Letter

Letter Size PaperThe letter paper size is 8.5″ x 11″
(216 mm x 279 mm).

US/Canadian letter size paper versus A4?

US Legal

Legal size paper in inches and millimetrasThe legal page size is 8.5″ x 14″
(216 mm x 356 mm)

US/Canadian legal size paper versus A4?

US Ledger

Legder Size PaperThe ledger page size is 11″ x 17″
(279 mm x 432 mm).

US Tabloid

Tabloid Size PaperThe tabloid page size is 17″ x 11″ (432 mm x 279 mm).


International standard for papers

The A series (A4) is the International Standard (ISO) used in most countries.