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#4169E1 Hex Code

Color Name: Royal Blue

What is hex #4169E1 Color?

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The color name of hex code #4169E1 is Royal Blue. The RGB values are (65, 105, 225) which means it is composed of 16% red, 27% green and 57% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:71 M:53 Y:0 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4169E1 has a hue of 225°, 71% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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 #4169E1 Color Codes

Color NameRoyal Blue
RGB Values(65, 105, 225)
CMYK Values(71%, 53%, 0%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(225°, 71%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#3366CC
Inverse Color#BE961E [Gold Foil]
Closest Pantone®2727 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#E1B941 [Meat Brown]
#4169E1 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Luma)#696969
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A6A6A6

Hex #4169E1 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4169E1. Complementary color is E1B941

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4169E1 is #E1B941 which is called Meat Brown. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4169E1 color is offered by #E1B941. 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 (4169E1, 6941E1 and 41B9E1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4169E1 are #6941E1 and #41B9E1, called Majorelle Blue and Picton Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4169E1 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 (4169E1, E16941 and B9E141)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4169E1 are #E16941 (Medium Vermilion) and #B9E141 (June Bud). 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 (4169E1, E14169 and 69E141)

Triadic Palette

#4169E1 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E14169 (Paradise Pink) and #69E141 (Kiwi) along with #4169E1, 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 (4169E1, E14169, E1B941 and 41E1B9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4169E1 has #E14169 (Paradise Pink), #E1B941 (Meat Brown) and #41E1B9 (Eucalyptus). 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 (4169E1, E141B9, E1B941 and 41E169)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4169E1 contains #E141B9 (Frostbite), #E1B941 (Meat Brown) and #41E169 (UFO 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 #4169E1 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4169E1 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 4169E1 Color


  • Transparent 6787E76787E7
  • Transparent 7A96EA7A96EA
  • Transparent 8DA5ED8DA5ED
  • Transparent A0B4F0A0B4F0
  • Transparent B3C3F3B3C3F3
  • Transparent C6D2F6C6D2F6
  • Transparent D9E1F9D9E1F9
  • Transparent ECF0FCECF0FC


  • Transparent 4E6ECE4E6ECE
  • Transparent 5470C45470C4
  • Transparent 5A72BA5A72BA
  • Transparent 6175B16175B1
  • Transparent 6777A76777A7
  • Transparent 6D799D6D799D
  • Transparent 737B93737B93
  • Transparent 7A7E8A7A7E8A


  • Transparent 3454B43454B4
  • Transparent 2E4A9E2E4A9E
  • Transparent 273F87273F87
  • Transparent 213571213571
  • Transparent 1A2A5A1A2A5A
  • Transparent 142044142044
  • Transparent 0D152D0D152D
  • Transparent 070B17070B17

#4169E1 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.