King flat sheets come in different sizes, as bed sizes can vary. In America there are two standard king bed sizes; these are king size and California king. The sizing of king size beds is also different in other parts of the world.
American King Flat Sheets
According to the Kohls department store chain; American king size mattresses measure 78 inches by 80 inches, while California king mattresses measure 72 inches by 84 inches. The standard king size flat sheet measurement is 108 inches by 102 inches, although there are slight sizing variations between manufacturers. The standard California king flat sheet measurement is 102 inches by 110 inches. Again, manufacturers do vary sizes slightly. When you purchase your sheets the dimensions should be displayed, so it will be possible to check exact sizing at the point of purchase.
European King Flat Sheets
In Europe there are two sizes of king size bed, these are king size and super king size. European flat king sheets measure 108 inches by 117 inches. European super king sheets measure 120 inches by 126 inches.
Size of King Flat Sheets in Australia
In Australia the standard size of the king flat sheet is 255cm by 280cm (approximately 100 inches by 110 inches).
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