The Largest Known Primes

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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.

  1. The current list of primes
  2. Background information
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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': 132419 entries, last updated: 3/2/2024 at 1:37 UTC.
Total data length 11987084 bytes (average prime entry length 90 Dynamic) This table stores the list of primes
Table 'person': 4217 entries, last updated: 3/1/2024 at 23:38 UTC.
Total data length 846760 bytes (average person entry length 200 Dynamic) This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
Table 'log': 83069 entries, last updated: 3/1/2024 at 23:37 UTC.
Total data length 15663084 bytes (average log entry length 188 Dynamic) Logs changes to the database
Table 'code': 7200 entries, last updated: 3/2/2024 at 1:37 UTC.
Total data length 2425884 bytes (average code entry length 336 Dynamic) This table stores links from the codes to the provers
Table 'archival_tag': 27861 entries, last updated: 3/1/2024 at 23:37 UTC.
Total data length 1723548 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 61 Dynamic) Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
Combined size:
32,646,360 bytes
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