This number is a prime.

+ When the British troop ship HMT Lancastria was sunk off Saint-Nazaire, France, there were 2477 survivors.

+ 2477 will be the last prime year of the 25th century, occurring with 22 years remaining. An earlier last prime year will not occur until the 85th century (8467)!

+ Revised Statute 2477 was enacted by the United States Congress to encourage the settlement of the Western United States by the development of a system of highways.

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