Length of an A4 page of paper

Length of an A4 page of paper (297 mm)



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Length of an A4 page of paper (297 mm)

  • is 1/250 of Longest ever discus throw (74.1 m)...more
  • is 1/250 of Height of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India (73 m)...more
  • is 1/250 of Length of the Great Sphinx of Giza (73 m)...more
  • is 1/100 of Length of a blue whale (30 m)...more
  • is 1/100 of Height of the `Christ the Redeemer` statue in Rio de Janeiro (30 m)...more
  • is 1/50 of Width of a typical Hot Air Balloon (15 m)...more
  • is 1/50 of Width of a basketball court (15 m)...more
  • is 1/50 of Length overall of an `AC50` catamaran used in 2017 America`s cup (15 m)...more
  • is 1/25 of Women's Olympic Long Jump record (7.4 m)...more
  • is 1/25 of Width of a football goal (7.32 m)...more
  • is 1/20 of Men's Olympic Pole Vault record (5.97 m)...more
  • is 1/4 of Height of a ice-hockey goal (1.2 m)...more
  • is 1/4 of Length of a lightsaber in the Star Wars movies (1.19 m)...more
  • is 2/5 of Maximum length of a tennis racket (737 mm)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.

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