Trying to get all your measurements for the right paper size can me tedious so we put together this guide for paper sizes , here we will focus on the a5 paper size.
The following sizes are the ones that are used globally and the most common. These standards were first developed in France circa 1798 during the French revolution. They were subsequently enhanced by German scholars in 1922 who brought in the (DIN) structure that has become the framework the is used today across the world.
A5 is exactly half the size of A4 size for the ISO paper size all sizes are the square root of two. So for example the width and the height of pages are related to each other like a side and a diagonal area of a square.
A5 paper size – ISO 216 Standard A5 = 148 millimeters by 210 millimeters
= 5.8″ x 8.3″ =
= 14.8cm x 21cm =
= 420pt x 595pt =
= 35pc x 50pc