Python len() FunctionPython Functions

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The len() function returns the length of an object (such as list) which is the number of items in the object. When the object is a string, the len() function returns the number of characters in the string.

Example

#!/usr/bin/python3
# -*- coding: UTF-8 -*-

temp1 = "Hello"
print("len(hello):  ", len(temp1))

temp2 = [1,2,3,4,5]
print("len([1,2,3,4,5]):  ", len(temp2))
Output:

len(world):   5
len([1,2,3,4,5]):   5

Syntax

len(x)

Parameters

x — Object.

Return Value

It returns the length of an object.

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