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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 282589933-1 (24,862,048 digits)

Are you looking for the largest known primes?  Lists of records?  Information on who finds the biggest primes (and how?)  You are at the right place!  Here we keep the list of the 5000 largest known primes, updated hourly (hundreds of new primes are submitted every month).  We are the world's primary source to the current prime number records.

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Note: these are the largest known primes--so they are very big (most have hundreds of thousands of digits!)  If you want smaller primes, say the first ten thousand primes or first hundred million primes, see lists of small primes.

Table 'prime': 124701 entries, last updated: 9/17/2019 at 14:50 CDT.
Total data length 12195452 bytes (average prime entry length 97 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of primes
Table 'person': 3791 entries, last updated: 9/17/2019 at 12:50 CDT.
Total data length 758776 bytes (average person entry length 199 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
Table 'log': 68649 entries, last updated: 9/17/2019 at 12:45 CDT.
Total data length 12771020 bytes (average log entry length 186 Dynamic)
Logs changes to the database
Table 'code': 6098 entries, last updated: 9/17/2019 at 14:50 CDT.
Total data length 2034612 bytes (average code entry length 333 Dynamic)
This table stores links from the codes to the provers
Table 'archival_tag': 23598 entries, last updated: 9/17/2019 at 11:50 CDT.
Total data length 1648248 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 69 Dynamic)
Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
Total length: 29408108.