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
  3. Tell me more!
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': 128824 entries, last updated: 7/1/2022 at 9:50 CDT.
Total data length 11681376 bytes (average prime entry length 90 Dynamic) This table stores the list of primes
Table 'person': 4025 entries, last updated: 6/30/2022 at 23:38 CDT.
Total data length 813916 bytes (average person entry length 202 Dynamic) This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
Table 'log': 62894 entries, last updated: 6/30/2022 at 23:37 CDT.
Total data length 11809900 bytes (average log entry length 187 Dynamic) Logs changes to the database
Table 'code': 6721 entries, last updated: 7/1/2022 at 9:50 CDT.
Total data length 2250516 bytes (average code entry length 334 Dynamic) This table stores links from the codes to the provers
Table 'archival_tag': 25602 entries, last updated: 6/30/2022 at 23:37 CDT.
Total data length 1781044 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 69 Dynamic) Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
Combined size:
28,336,752 bytes
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