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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 2^{82589933}1 (24,862,048 digits) The highest point on the territory of Minsk, Belarus is 283 meters above sea level. 283 is prime! [Kulsha] 283 = (6!  5!  4!  3!  2!  1!  0!)/2. [Vatshelle] The smallest prime factor of the first composite numerator of a Bernoulli number. The smallest prime number less than the sum of cubic roots of all primes up to himself. [Gallardo] The largest nontitanic prime that can be expressed as the sum of two consecutive numbers to their own powers, i.e., n^n + (n+1)^(n+1), (n=3). [Patterson] 283 is the (2*8*3 + 2+8+3)th prime. Note that 283 is the smallest such prime. [Firoozbakht] The first number n > 3 for which ((10^4n)+1)/10001 is prime. The smallest prime adjacent to any amicable number. [Loungrides] The Japanese robotstaffed Hennna Hotel chain once "fired" 283 employees for incompetence. [Fukuda] The smallest base4 pandigital prime: 283 (dec) = 10123 (base4). [Goelz] Pennsylvania is 283 miles long, from east to west. The Bonhoeffer Music Museum includes 283 blue, buttondown Oxford shirts.
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