# The Largest Known Primes

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.

**The current list of primes**- One page summary (introduction and a few records)
- Downloading the list of the largest known primes
- Searching the database
- The Top 20 Primes of Selected Forms

**Background information**- A short introduction to primes
- How do you prove large numbers are prime?
- How can I find a record prime? (current top programs)
- What projects might I join? current top projects

**Tell me more!**- The Prime Glossary -- definitions of prime terms
- Answers to frequently asked questions
- Prime Curios! amazing and odd facts about prime numbers
- Who found these primes?

- Table '
**prime**': 127581 entries, last updated: 10/19/2021 at 17:44 CDT. - Total data length 11553772 bytes (average prime entry length 90 Dynamic) This table stores the list of primes
- Table '
**person**': 3967 entries, last updated: 10/19/2021 at 15:40 CDT. - Total data length 801924 bytes (average person entry length 202 Dynamic) This table stores the list of persons, programs and projects
- Table '
**log**': 57953 entries, last updated: 10/19/2021 at 21:37 CDT. - Total data length 17933904 bytes (average log entry length 190 Dynamic) Logs changes to the database
- Table '
**code**': 6582 entries, last updated: 10/19/2021 at 22:37 CDT. - Total data length 2207544 bytes (average code entry length 334 Dynamic) This table stores links from the codes to the provers
- Table '
**archival_tag**': 24927 entries, last updated: 10/19/2021 at 21:37 CDT. - Total data length 1735016 bytes (average archival_tag entry length 69 Dynamic) Tags to indicate type of prime, class rank and weights...
- Combined size:
- 34,232,160 bytes

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