227 is the (72)th prime number.
Here's a little prime curiosa based on Diophantine equations:
227n + 251n + 257n = 233n + 239n + 263n, n = 1, 2.
Note that 227 is least of the 6 distinct primes! [Terry]
"227" is an American sitcom starring Marla Gibbs that originally aired from September 1985 to May 1990. [Hultquist]
227 = 2*3*5*7+2+3+5+7 is prime. [Poo Sung]
22/7 is the famous value of correct to two decimal places.
The smallest three-digit prime that is changed into a composite number if any digit is deleted.
The smallest three-digit prime p such that 2^p-p^2 is also prime. [Gallardo]
In the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel, the protagonist (Pi) survives 227 days shipwrecked at sea with a Bengal tiger.
227 is the sum of first composite numbers up to 27. [Silva]
The smallest prime Honaker number is also a near-repdigit prime-digit prime.
The number of composite days in a year. [Gupta]
The smallest prime optimal town. [Post]
The only 3-digit prime whose product of digits is a perfect
(There are 2 curios for this number that have not yet been approved by an editor.)