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#173C96 Hex Code

Color Name: Egyptian Blue

What is hex #173C96 Color?

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The color name of hex code #173C96 is Egyptian Blue. The RGB values are (23, 60, 150) which means it is composed of 10% red, 26% green and 64% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:85 M:60 Y:0 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, #173C96 has a hue of 223°, 85% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
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.

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Hex #173C96 Color Codes

Color NameEgyptian Blue
RGB Values(23, 60, 150)
CMYK Values(85%, 60%, 0%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(223°, 85%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#003399
Inverse Color#E8C369 [Arylide Yellow]
Closest Pantone®10249 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#967117 [Bistre Brown]
#173C96 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Luma)#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7F7F7F

Hex #173C96 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 173C96. Complementary color is 967117

Complementary Palette

The complement of #173C96 is #967117 which is called Bistre Brown. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #173C96 color is offered by #967117. 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 (173C96, 311796 and 177C96)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #173C96 are #311796 and #177C96, called Pixie Powder and Metallic Seaweed, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #173C96 with a 30° separation. 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 (173C96, 963217 and 7C9617)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #173C96 are #963217 (Deep Dumpling) and #7C9617 (Olive Drab (#3)). 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 (173C96, 96173C and 3C9617)

Triadic Palette

#173C96 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #96173C (Vivid Burgundy) and #3C9617 (Slimy Green) along with #173C96, our main color, 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 (173C96, 96173C, 967117 and 179671)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #173C96 has #96173C (Vivid Burgundy), #967117 (Bistre Brown) and #179671 (Green (Crayola)). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (173C96, 96177C, 967117 and 179632)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #173C96 contains #96177C (Mardi Gras), #967117 (Bistre Brown) and #179632 (North Texas 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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Hex #173C96 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #173C96 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 173C96 Color


  • Transparent 4563AB4563AB
  • Transparent 5D77B65D77B6
  • Transparent 748AC0748AC0
  • Transparent 8B9ECB8B9ECB
  • Transparent A2B1D5A2B1D5
  • Transparent B9C5E0B9C5E0
  • Transparent D1D8EAD1D8EA
  • Transparent E8ECF5E8ECF5


  • Transparent 2C4A922C4A92
  • Transparent 37508F37508F
  • Transparent 41578D41578D
  • Transparent 4C5E8B4C5E8B
  • Transparent 566589566589
  • Transparent 616C87616C87
  • Transparent 6B72846B7284
  • Transparent 767982767982


  • Transparent 123078123078
  • Transparent 102A69102A69
  • Transparent 0E245A0E245A
  • Transparent 0C1E4B0C1E4B
  • Transparent 09183C09183C
  • Transparent 07122D07122D
  • Transparent 050C1E050C1E
  • Transparent 02060F02060F

#173C96 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.