223 is a prime number from 201-300. 223 has 2 factors, 1 and 223. It is the 48th prime number, the second prime number from 201-300, and the third Carol prime.
As an Exponent of Mersenne Number
Relationship with other odd numbers
The numbers before
- The previous prime number is 211.
- The previous prime number before 211 is 199. It is another equally huge gap.
The numbers after
- The next prime number is 227.
- 223 and 227 are four numbers apart; therefore, they are cousin primes.
- 229 is the next prime number after 227.
- 223 and 229 are six numbers apart; therefore, they are sexy primes.