26 (twenty-six) is a positive integer following 25 and preceding 27. Its ordinal form is written "26th" or "twenty-sixth".


  • 26 is an even composite number.
  • 26 is the only positive integer exactly between a perfect square and a perfect cube (25 and 27).

In googology


In Greek-based number-naming systems, 26 is associated with prefix "hexaicosa-", and with prefix "sexviginti-" in Latin systems.

In popular culture


  1. Britannica, Rubik's Cube
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