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Aztec Blue Color

HEX #052B72 / RGB (5, 43, 114)

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What is Aztec Blue Color?

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Aztec Blue has the hex code #052B72. The equivalent RGB values are (5, 43, 114), which means it is composed of 3% red, 27% green and 70% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:96 M:62 Y:0 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, Aztec Blue has a hue of 219°, 96% saturation and a brightness value of 45%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Aztec Blue is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Aztec Blue CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Aztec Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#052B72
RGB Values(5, 43, 114)
CMYK Values(96%, 62%, 0%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(219°, 96%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#003366
Inverse Color#FAD48D [Caramel]
Closest Pantone®288 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#724C05 [Violin Brown]
Aztec Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#363636
Weighted Average (Most Common)#272727
Weighted Average (Luma)#282828
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6B6B6B

Aztec Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 052B72. Complementary color is 724C05

Complementary Palette

The complement of Aztec Blue is Violin Brown with the hex code #724C05. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #052B72 color is offered by #724C05. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (052B72, 160572 and 056272)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Aztec Blue (#052B72) are Navy Blue (#160572) and Skobeloff (#056272). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Aztec Blue with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (052B72, 721605 and 627205)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Aztec Blue (#052B72) are #721605 (Kenyan Copper) and #627205 (Bronze Yellow). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (052B72, 72052B and 2B7205)

Triadic Palette

Aztec Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #72052B (Burgundy) and #2B7205 (Metallic Green) along with #052B72 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (052B72, 72052B, 724C05 and 05724C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Aztec Blue has four colors - #72052B (Burgundy), #724C05 (Violin Brown) and #05724C (Bangladesh Green) in addition to the base color (#052B72). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (052B72, 720562, 724C05 and 057216)

Square Palette

Aztec Blue square color palette has #720562 (French Plum), #724C05 (Violin Brown) and #057216 (Deep Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Aztec Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Aztec Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Aztec Blue Color


  • Transparent 37558E37558E
  • Transparent 506B9C506B9C
  • Transparent 6980AA6980AA
  • Transparent 8295B98295B9
  • Transparent 9BAAC79BAAC7
  • Transparent B4BFD5B4BFD5
  • Transparent CDD5E3CDD5E3
  • Transparent E6EAF1E6EAF1


  • Transparent 1E3C751E3C75
  • Transparent 2A45762A4576
  • Transparent 364D78364D78
  • Transparent 435679435679
  • Transparent 4F5E7A4F5E7A
  • Transparent 5B677C5B677C
  • Transparent 676F7D676F7D
  • Transparent 74787F74787F


  • Transparent 04225B04225B
  • Transparent 041E50041E50
  • Transparent 031A44031A44
  • Transparent 031639031639
  • Transparent 02112E02112E
  • Transparent 020D22020D22
  • Transparent 010917010917
  • Transparent 01040B01040B

Aztec Blue Color Patterns

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    Aztec Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Aztec Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Aztec Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Aztec Blue Plaid Pattern

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