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#2A4A73 Hex Code

Color Name: Metallic Blue

What is hex #2A4A73 Color?

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The color name of hex code #2A4A73 is Metallic Blue. The RGB values are (42, 74, 115) which means it is composed of 18% red, 32% green and 50% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:64 M:36 Y:0 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2A4A73 has a hue of 214°, 63% 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.

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Hex #2A4A73 Color Codes

Color NameMetallic Blue
RGB Values(42, 74, 115)
CMYK Values(64%, 36%, 0%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(214°, 63%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#D5B58C [Tan]
Closest Pantone®7477 C
Closest RAL5000 [Violet blue]
Complementary Color#73532A [Field Drab]
#2A4A73 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#454545
Weighted Average (Luma)#464646
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8A8A8A

Hex #2A4A73 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2A4A73. Complementary color is 73532A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2A4A73 is #73532A which is called Field Drab. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2A4A73 color is offered by #73532A. 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 (2A4A73, 2F2A73 and 2A6F73)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2A4A73 are #2F2A73 and #2A6F73, called St. Patrick's Blue and Myrtle Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2A4A73 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 (2A4A73, 732F2A and 6F732A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2A4A73 are #732F2A (Garnet) and #6F732A (Mustard Green). 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 (2A4A73, 732A4A and 4A732A)

Triadic Palette

#2A4A73 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #732A4A (Old Mauve) and #4A732A (Sap Green) along with #2A4A73, 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 (2A4A73, 732A4A, 73532A and 2A7353)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2A4A73 has #732A4A (Old Mauve), #73532A (Field Drab) and #2A7353 (Amazon). 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 (2A4A73, 732A6F, 73532A and 2A732F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2A4A73 contains #732A6F (Midnight), #73532A (Field Drab) and #2A732F (Japanese Laurel). 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 #2A4A73 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2A4A73 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 2A4A73 Color


  • Transparent 556E8F556E8F
  • Transparent 6A809D6A809D
  • Transparent 7F92AB7F92AB
  • Transparent 95A5B995A5B9
  • Transparent AAB7C7AAB7C7
  • Transparent BFC9D5BFC9D5
  • Transparent D4DBE3D4DBE3
  • Transparent EAEDF1EAEDF1


  • Transparent 3B55763B5576
  • Transparent 445A77445A77
  • Transparent 4C60784C6078
  • Transparent 55657A55657A
  • Transparent 5E6A7B5E6A7B
  • Transparent 66707C66707C
  • Transparent 6F757D6F757D
  • Transparent 777B7F777B7F


  • Transparent 223B5C223B5C
  • Transparent 1D34511D3451
  • Transparent 192C45192C45
  • Transparent 15253A15253A
  • Transparent 111E2E111E2E
  • Transparent 0D16230D1623
  • Transparent 080F17080F17
  • Transparent 04070C04070C

#2A4A73 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.