This number is a composite.

+ The last 143 digits of 143143 form a prime number. [De Geest]

+ The smallest number which is bi-prime brilliant in all radices from 2 to 10. [Hartley]

+ The number of three-digit primes. [Patterson]

+ 100^143 - 143 is prime. Note that 143 is the second number with this property. [Firoozbakht]

+ The smallest tnaillirb, i.e., a brilliant number whose reversal is a different brilliant number. This is a special subset of emirpimes, with only 102 examples below 100000. [Post]

+ 1432 divides 143143. I love you, but now find a prime example like this. [Meller]

+ The smallest composite number c such that 5^c+2 is prime. [Loungrides]

+ Coniston Water Lake in the English county of Cumbria has an elevation of 143 feet above sea level.

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