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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': 121281 entries, last updated: 5/26/2019 at 6:50 CDT.
Total data length 11797812 bytes (average prime entry length 97 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of primes
Table 'person': 3771 entries, last updated: 5/26/2019 at 0:20 CDT.
Total data length 767160 bytes (average person entry length 203 Dynamic)
This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
Table 'log': 61052 entries, last updated: 5/26/2019 at 0:20 CDT.
Total data length 11516988 bytes (average log entry length 188 Dynamic)
Logs changes to the database
Table 'code': 6066 entries, last updated: 5/26/2019 at 6:50 CDT.
Total data length 2033360 bytes (average code entry length 335 Dynamic)
This table stores links from the codes to the provers
Table 'archival_tag': 20357 entries, last updated: 5/26/2019 at 0:20 CDT.
Total data length 1411604 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 69 Dynamic)
Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
Total length: 27526924.