# Is 53 a Prime Number?

Yes, **53** is a *prime number*.

### Why 53 is a prime number?

Because **53** has no positive divisors rather than 1 and itself.

*The next prime number* of 53 is **59**

*The previous prime* number of 53 is **47**.

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