Number 26 facts

The even number 26 is spelled 🔊, and written in words: twenty-six. The ordinal number 26th is said 🔊 and written as: twenty-sixth. The meaning of the number 26 in Maths: Is it Prime? Factorization and prime factors tree. The square root and cube root of 26. What is 26 in computer science, numerology, codes and images, writing and naming in other languages. Other interesting facts, videos, news related to 26.

Interesting facts about the number 26

Areas, mountains and surfaces

  • The total area of Tasmania (main island) is 25,105 square miles (65,022 square km). Country Australia (Tasmania). 26th largest island in the world.
  • The total area of Tuvalu is 10 square miles (26 km²)


Astronomy and space

  • (26) Proserpina is asteroid number 26. Was discovered by K. T. R. Luther from Observatorio de Düsseldorf-Bilk 5/5/1853.
  • In the Solar System, it is the number that designates the asteroid Proserpina. It was discovered by the German astronomer Robert Luther in 1853, who named it in honor of the Roman goddess Proserpina, daughter of Ceres and queen of the underworld.


  • There are 26 bones in the foot.

Distances between cities

  • There is a 17 miles (26 km) direct distance between Bekasi (Indonesia) and Depok (Indonesia).
  • There is a 17 miles (26 km) direct distance between Dombivli (India) and Mumbai (India).
  • There is a 26 miles (41 km) direct distance between Fushun (China) and Shenyang (China).
  • There is a 17 miles (26 km) direct distance between Incheon (South Korea) and Seoul (South Korea).
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  • There is a 17 miles (26 km) direct distance between Kalyān (India) and Navi Mumbai (India).
  • There is a 26 miles (41 km) direct distance between Karaj (Iran) and Tehrān (Iran).
  • There is a 26 miles (41 km) direct distance between Kawasaki (Japan) and Yono (Japan).
  • There is a 26 miles (41 km) direct distance between Suzhou (China) and Wuxi (China).


  • Pokémon Raichu (Raichū) is a Pokémon number # 026 of the National Pokédex. Raichu is electric-type Pokémon in the first generation. It is a Pokémon from the egg group Field and Fairy. Raichu's other indexes are Sinnoh index 105 , Kalos Centro index 037 - Central Zone Pokédex, Johto index 023 , Hoenn index 157 .

History and politics

  • United Nations Security Council Resolution number 26, adopted 4 June 1947. Procedure relating to the International Court of Justice. Resolution text.

In other fields

  • There are 26 letters in the English Latin alphabet.
  • If we separate the red cards from the black cards in a poker deck we will find exactly 26 of each color.
  • There are 26 cantons in Switzerland.


  • 26 is the smallest non-palindrome with a palindromic square
  • 26 is the only positive number to be directly between a square and a cube.


  • Paramore - 26 (Official Audio)
  • '26 Cents ', also spelled '26 ¢', is the debut song by Canadian country music group The Wilkinsons.
  • '26' is a song by the American rock band Paramore.


  • It is the very important number for the Hebrews, because it is the Tetragrammaton, the sum of the values of the letters Yod, Heh, Wau and Heh (10 + 5 + 6 + 5) that make up the word YHWH (Yehweh, the god of Israel ). This tradition comes from Gematria, the numerological system of Assyrians and Babylonians.


  • In 2007, computer scientist Gene Cooperman and his student Dan Kunkle showed that no matter how messy a rubik's cube is, it can be solved in a maximum of 26 moves.
  • Iron is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Fe and atomic number 26.


  • The best athletes to wear number 26
    Wade Boggs, MLB; Rod Woodson, NFL; Herb Adderley, NFL; Billy Williams, MLB; Peter Stastny NHL


  • Hittite soldiers considered it a bad omen for battle. If the group of warriors was 26, they would call one more or withdraw another from the battlefield. The Egyptians also thought, who looked bad at this number because the 26th day of the month Akit in the Egyptian calendar is the day on which the evil god Seth defeated his brother Horus.

Tv, movies and cinematography

  • Many television series had exactly 26 episodes because that way they could air one every week for half a year.

What is 26 in other units

The decimal (Arabic) number 26 converted to a Roman number is XXVI. Roman and decimal number conversions.
The number 26 converted to a Mayan number is mayan number 26
Decimal and Mayan number conversions.

Weight conversion

26 kilograms (kg) = 57.3 pounds (lbs)
26 pounds (lbs) = 11.8 kilograms (kg)

Length conversion

26 kilometers (km) equals to 16.156 miles (mi).
26 miles (mi) equals to 41.843 kilometers (km).
26 meters (m) equals to 41.843 feet (ft).
26 feet (ft) equals 7.925 meters (m).
26 centimeters (cm) equals to 10.2 inches (in).
26 inches (in) equals to 66.0 centimeters (cm).

Temperature conversion

26° Fahrenheit (°F) equals to -3.3° Celsius (°C)
26° Celsius (°C) equals to 78.8° Fahrenheit (°F)

Power conversion

26 Horsepower (hp) equals to 19.12 kilowatts (kW)
26 kilowatts (kW) equals to 35.35 horsepower (hp)

Codes and images of the number 26

Number 26 morse code: ..--- -....
Sign language for number 26:
Sign language for number 26 Sign language for number 26
Number 26 in braille:
Number 26 in braille
Images of the number
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Number 26 black image Number 26 red image
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Photo of number 26

Photo of the number 26

Year 26 AD

  • Pontius Pilate was appointed as Prefect of Judaea.
  • Claudia Pulchra, second cousin and close friend to Agrippina the Elder, died.

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

Gregorian year 26 is Buddhist year 569.
Buddhist year 26 is Gregorian year 517 a. C.
Gregorian year 26 is Islamic year -614 or -613.
Islamic year 26 is Gregorian year 646 or 647.
Gregorian year 26 is Persian year -597 or -596.
Persian year 26 is Gregorian 647 or 648.
Gregorian year 26 is Hebrew year 3786 or 3787.
Hebrew year 26 is Gregorian year 3734 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 26 is not a prime number. The closest prime numbers are 23, 29.
The 26th prime number in order is 101.

Factorization and factors (dividers)

The prime factors of 26 are 2 * 13
The factors of 26 are 1, 2, 13, 26.
Total factors 4.
Sum of factors 42 (16).

Prime factor tree


The second power of 262 is 676.
The third power of 263 is 17.576.


The square root √26 is 5,09902.
The cube root of 326 is 2,962496.


The natural logarithm of No. ln 26 = loge 26 = 3,258097.
The logarithm to base 10 of No. log10 26 = 1,414973.
The Napierian logarithm of No. log1/e 26 = -3,258097.

Trigonometric functions

The cosine of 26 is 0,646919.
The sine of 26 is 0,762558.
The tangent of 26 is 1,178754.

Number 26 in Computer Science

Code typeCode value
Port 26/TCP, UDPRSFTP - A simple FTP-like protocol
Unix timeUnix time 26 is equal to Thursday Jan. 1, 1970, 12:26 a.m. GMT
IPv4, IPv6Number 26 internet address in dotted format v4, v6 ::1a
26 Decimal = 11010 Binary
26 Decimal = 222 Ternary
26 Decimal = 32 Octal
26 Decimal = 1A Hexadecimal (0x1a hex)
26 BASE64MjY=
26 MD54e732ced3463d06de0ca9a15b6153677
26 SHA1887309d048beef83ad3eabf2a79a64a389ab1c9f
26 SHA224958d42a83cf840cde79922f0795fd6ac7da4d2df828edc32244bb3ba
26 SHA2565f9c4ab08cac7457e9111a30e4664920607ea2c115a1433d7be98e97e64244ca
26 SHA3846e28f15d9912d365a5a06ae3120b2fce1caa1f1bc9afbe0c115d9393b92858fb00beb69cd321a5c3164088af213e7cbe
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Numerology 26

The meaning of the number 6 (six), numerology 6

Character frequency 6: 1

The number 6 (six) denotes emotional responsibility, love, understanding and harmonic balance. The person with the personal number 6 must incorporate vision and acceptance in the world. Beauty, tenderness, stable, responsible and understanding exchange, the sense of protection and availability also define the meaning of the number 6 (six).
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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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№ 26 in other languages

How to say or write the number twenty-six in Spanish, German, French and other languages.
Spanish: 🔊 (número 26)


German: 🔊 (Nummer 26)


French: 🔊 (nombre 26)


Portuguese: 🔊 (número 26)

vinte e seis

Hindi: 🔊 (संख्या 26)


Chinese: 🔊 (数 26)


Arabian: 🔊 (عدد 26)

ستة و عشرون

Czech: 🔊 (číslo 26)

dvacet šest

Korean: 🔊 (번호 26)


Danish: 🔊 (nummer 26)


Hebrew: (מספר 26)

עשרים ושש

Dutch: 🔊 (nummer 26)


Japanese: 🔊 (数 26)


Indonesian: 🔊 (jumlah 26)

dua puluh enam

Italian: 🔊 (numero 26)


Norwegian: 🔊 (nummer 26)


Polish: 🔊 (liczba 26)

dwadzieścia sześć

Russian: 🔊 (номер 26)

двадцать шесть

Turkish: 🔊 (numara 26)


Thai: 🔊 (จำนวน 26)


Ukrainian: 🔊 (номер 26)

двадцять шість

Vietnamese: 🔊 (con số 26)

hai mươi sáu

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Frequently asked questions about the number 26

  • How do you write the number 26 in words?

    26 can be written as "twenty-six".

Number 26 in News

BBC: NatWest unveils highest yearly profit for 26 years
Paul Thwaite is the bank's new boss replacing Alison Rose who resigned after a row over Nigel Farage's account.
Feb. 16, 2024
The Sydney Morning Herald: Woman gets 26 years’ jail for helping kill mother in Bali, stuffing body in suitcase
An American woman, who has already spent seven years in an Indonesian prison, pleaded guilty to helping kill her own mother during a luxury vacation.
Jan. 18, 2024
BBC: US woman gets 26 years for mother's 'suitcase murder'
Heather Mack helped to kill her mother and stuff her body in a suitcase in Bali a decade ago.
Jan. 17, 2024
The Sydney Morning Herald: ‘January 26 is still Australia Day’: High commissioner cancels London gala over ‘sensitivities’
Australia’s high commissioner to the UK says sensitivities about marking Australia Day informed his decision to cancel an annual celebration that has over the years attracted some of Australia’s biggest names.
Dec. 11, 2023
BBC: China: 26 dead, scores hospitalised in Shanxi building fire
The fire broke out at a four-storey structure owned by a coal company in Shanxi province.
Nov. 16, 2023

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