Number 240 facts

The even number 240 is spelled 🔊, and written in words: two hundred and forty. The ordinal number 240th is said 🔊 and written as: two hundred and fortieth. Phone prefix +240 or 00240. The meaning of the number 240 in Maths: Is it Prime? Factorization and prime factors tree. The square root and cube root of 240. What is 240 in computer science, numerology, codes and images, writing and naming in other languages. Other interesting facts, comments (1), news related to 240.

Interesting facts about the number 240


  • (240) Vanadis is asteroid number 240. It was discovered by A. L. N. Borrelly from Marseille Observatory on 8/27/1884.

Aircrafts and flights

  • 09/30/1975 the Malév plane, flight number 240, Tupolev Tu-154B crashed in Mediterranean, off Beirut, Lebanon 50 passengers and 10 crew members died.

Areas, mountains and surfaces

  • The total area of Kunashir Island is 622 square miles (1,612 square km). Country Russia (Sakhalin Oblast) (also claimed by Japan (Hokkaidō region)). 240th largest island in the world.
  • The total area of Burkina Faso is 105,878 square miles (274,222 km²) and the water area is 240 square miles (620 km²) and the land area is 105,638 square miles (273,602 km²).
  • The total area of Croatia is 21,851 square miles (56,594 km²) and the water area is 240 square miles (620 km²) and the land area is 21,612 square miles (55,974 km²).

Distances between cities

  • There is a 240 miles (386 km) direct distance between Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl (Mexico) and Gustavo A. Madero (Mexico).
  • There is a 240 miles (386 km) direct distance between Fès (Morocco) and Marrakesh (Morocco).
  • There is a 240 miles (385 km) direct distance between Hong Kong (Hong Kong) and Zhongshan (China).
  • There is a 150 miles (240 km) direct distance between Managua (Nicaragua) and Tegucigalpa (Honduras).
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  • There is a 240 miles (386 km) direct distance between Marseille (France) and Milano (Italy).
  • There is a 150 miles (240 km) direct distance between Navi Mumbai (India) and Sūrat (India).
  • There is a 240 miles (385 km) direct distance between Ōsaka-shi (Japan) and Yokohama (Japan).
  • There is a 240 miles (385 km) direct distance between Shenzhen (China) and Zhongshan (China).


  • The food additive E-240 Boric acid of chemical origin is classified as a preservative. According to some websites the additive E-240 is considered dangerous.


  • Pokémon Magby (Bubii, Buby) is a Pokémon number # 240 of the National Pokédex. Magby is a fire-type Pokémon in the second generation. It is an egg group Pokémon None. The indexes ontros of Magby are Johto index 150 , Sinnoh index 200 , Teselia index 053 .

History and politics

  • United Nations Security Council Resolution number 240, adopted 25 October 1967. Condemns Middle East cease-fire violation. Resolution text.

In other fields

  • A cholesterol level of 240 and above is considered high risk.


  • The maximum number of divisors for any integer less than 1,000,000 is 240. Only 5 numbers less than 1,000,000 have 240 divisors: 720720, 831600, 942480, 982800, 997920.
  • 240 is the smallest magic constant of a pan-diagonal magic square which consist of distinct prime numbers (this square is of order 4)
  • 240 is the smallest number with 20 divisors.

Mobile and telephony

  • 240 is an area code for Germantown, Maryland (MD), USA, according to the North American Numbering Plan.
  • Number 240 or +240 or 00240 is a dial the international call prefix for Equatorial Guinea. (00/+) is dial the international call prefix.

Motorsport and cars

  • The Volvo 200 Series (or 240 and 260 Series) is a range of mid-size cars produced by Swedish company Volvo Cars from 1974 to 1993, with more than 2.8 million total units sold worldwide.

What is 240 in other units

The decimal (Arabic) number 240 converted to a Roman number is CCXL. Roman and decimal number conversions.
The number 240 converted to a Mayan number is mayan number 240
Decimal and Mayan number conversions.

Weight conversion

240 kilograms (kg) = 529.1 pounds (lbs)
240 pounds (lbs) = 108.9 kilograms (kg)

Length conversion

240 kilometers (km) equals to 149.129 miles (mi).
240 miles (mi) equals to 386.243 kilometers (km).
240 meters (m) equals to 386.243 feet (ft).
240 feet (ft) equals 73.153 meters (m).
240 centimeters (cm) equals to 94.5 inches (in).
240 inches (in) equals to 609.6 centimeters (cm).

Temperature conversion

240° Fahrenheit (°F) equals to 115.6° Celsius (°C)
240° Celsius (°C) equals to 464° Fahrenheit (°F)

Power conversion

240 Horsepower (hp) equals to 176.50 kilowatts (kW)
240 kilowatts (kW) equals to 326.35 horsepower (hp)

Time conversion

(hours, minutes, seconds, days, weeks)
240 seconds equals to 4 minutes
240 minutes equals to 4 hours

Codes and images of the number 240

Number 240 morse code: ..--- ....- -----
Sign language for number 240:
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Number 240 in braille:
Number 240 in braille
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Year 240 AD

  • The revolt of Sabinianus in Africa was put down.
  • Maharaja Sri-Gupta became Emperor of Gupta.

Gregorian, Hebrew, Islamic, Persian and Buddhist Year (Calendar)

Gregorian year 240 is Buddhist year 783.
Buddhist year 240 is Gregorian year 303 a. C.
Gregorian year 240 is Islamic year -394 or -393.
Islamic year 240 is Gregorian year 854 or 855.
Gregorian year 240 is Persian year -383 or -382.
Persian year 240 is Gregorian 861 or 862.
Gregorian year 240 is Hebrew year 4000 or 4001.
Hebrew year 240 is Gregorian year 3520 a. C.
The Buddhist calendar is used in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Burma. The Persian calendar is the official calendar in Iran and Afghanistan.

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Advanced math operations

Is Prime?

The number 240 is not a prime number. The closest prime numbers are 239, 241.
The 240th prime number in order is 1511.

Factorization and factors (dividers)

The prime factors of 240 are 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 3 * 5
The factors of 240 are
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 20, 24, 30, 40, 48, 60, 80, 120, 240.
Total factors 20.
Sum of factors 744 (504).

Prime factor tree


The second power of 2402 is 57.600.
The third power of 2403 is 13.824.000.


The square root √240 is 15,491933.
The cube root of 3240 is 6,214465.


The natural logarithm of No. ln 240 = loge 240 = 5,480639.
The logarithm to base 10 of No. log10 240 = 2,380211.
The Napierian logarithm of No. log1/e 240 = -5,480639.

Trigonometric functions

The cosine of 240 is 0,325781.
The sine of 240 is 0,945445.
The tangent of 240 is 2,902085.

Number 240 in Computer Science

Code typeCode value
(Miscellaneous HTML entities)
Unix timeUnix time 240 is equal to Thursday Jan. 1, 1970, 12:04:00 a.m. GMT
IPv4, IPv6Number 240 internet address in dotted format v4, v6 ::f0
240 Decimal = 11110000 Binary
240 Decimal = 22220 Ternary
240 Decimal = 360 Octal
240 Decimal = F0 Hexadecimal (0xf0 hex)
240 BASE64MjQw
240 MD5335f5352088d7d9bf74191e006d8e24c
240 SHA1cae91e45aed80f3a3fe285c3c8c1a7e78d82d473
240 SHA224c88fb497020563d4ba07c394644abbde1cbd656199527d65fc7de7c0
240 SHA2566af1f692e9496c6d0b668316eccb93276ae6b6774fa728aac31ff40a38318760
240 SHA384c0b958bde0728e76bde7bc2620800d8a9a2440fc69385364c200029b753da3e26401bb06d6e0628fe2701cfa8f3e5b15
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Numerology 240

The meaning of the number 4 (four), numerology 4

Character frequency 4: 1

The number four (4) came to establish stability and to follow the process in the world. It needs to apply a clear purpose to develop internal stability. It evokes a sense of duty and discipline. Number 4 personality speaks of solid construction. It teaches us to evolve in the tangible and material world, to develop reason and logic and our capacity for effort, accomplishment and work.
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The meaning of the number 2 (two), numerology 2

Character frequency 2: 1

The number two (2) needs above all to feel and to be. It represents the couple, duality, family, private and social life. He/she really enjoys home life and family gatherings. The number 2 denotes a sociable, hospitable, friendly, caring and affectionate person. It is the sign of empathy, cooperation, adaptability, consideration for others, super-sensitivity towards the needs of others.

The number 2 (two) is also the symbol of balance, togetherness and receptivity. He/she is a good partner, colleague or companion; he/she also plays a wonderful role as a referee or mediator. Number 2 person is modest, sincere, spiritually influenced and a good diplomat. It represents intuition and vulnerability.
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The meaning of the number 0 (zero), numerology 0

Character frequency 0: 1

Everything begins at the zero point and at the zero point everything ends. Many times we do not know the end, but we know the beginning, it is at the zero point.
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№ 240 in other languages

How to say or write the number two hundred and forty in Spanish, German, French and other languages.
Spanish: 🔊 (número 240)

doscientos cuarenta

German: 🔊 (Nummer 240)


French: 🔊 (nombre 240)

deux cent quarante

Portuguese: 🔊 (número 240)

duzentos e quarenta

Hindi: 🔊 (संख्या 240)

दो सौ, चालीस

Chinese: 🔊 (数 240)


Arabian: 🔊 (عدد 240)

مئتان و أربعون

Czech: 🔊 (číslo 240)

dvěstě čtyřicet

Korean: 🔊 (번호 240)


Danish: 🔊 (nummer 240)

tohundrede og fyrre

Hebrew: (מספר 240)

מאתיים וארבעים

Dutch: 🔊 (nummer 240)


Japanese: 🔊 (数 240)


Indonesian: 🔊 (jumlah 240)

dua ratus empat puluh

Italian: 🔊 (numero 240)


Norwegian: 🔊 (nummer 240)

to hundre og førti

Polish: 🔊 (liczba 240)

dwieście czterdzieści

Russian: 🔊 (номер 240)

двести сорок

Turkish: 🔊 (numara 240)


Thai: 🔊 (จำนวน 240)


Ukrainian: 🔊 (номер 240)

двісті сорок

Vietnamese: 🔊 (con số 240)

hai trăm bốn mươi

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Ayomide Awoniyi   Oct. 29, 2023
240 is a flat number (number which have the same amount of 0s as 1s in its binary representation) FLAT NUMBERS INCLUDE: 2, 9, 10, 12, 35, 37, 41, 42, 44, 49, 50, 52, 56, 135, 139, 141, 142, 149, 150, 153, 154, 156 and so on.

Frequently asked questions about the number 240

  • How do you write the number 240 in words?

    240 can be written as "two hundred and forty".

Number 240 in News

BBC: Fossil reveals 240 million year-old 'dragon'
A remarkably complete fossil of a bizarre Triassic reptile in unprecedented detail has been found.
Feb. 23, 2024
NyTimes: Here Are the Statuses of 240 Israeli Hostages Taken Into Gaza on Oct. 7
Eighty-five of the roughly 240 people captured have now been released.
Nov. 28, 2023
NyTimes: Families of Hostages in Gaza Are Desperate for Proof of Life
Hamas has offered no information about the nearly 240 hostages, including children, who are said to be held in Gaza.
Nov. 21, 2023
France24: Can Marwan Barghouti, the ‘Palestinian Mandela’, bring peace to Gaza?
Hamas has said that the group would only release all 240 Israeli hostages held in Gaza if Israel agrees to free all Palestinian prisoners. Among those locked up is Marwan Barghouti, sentenced to life imprisonment in 2004 for deadly attacks against Israelis. For many Palestinians, their “Nelson Mandela” is a …
Nov. 4, 2023
BBC: OnlyFans owner Leonid Radvinsky receives $338m payout
The platform says it now hosts more than three million creators and almost 240 million users.
Aug. 25, 2023

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