In Czech language, 144 is called "veletucet", which means "great-twelve".
Furthermore, it is the largest possible number of shopping hours in most weeks in Germany, since the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany forbids Sunday to be turned into a general working day.
- It is a composite number.
- It is the largest Fibonacci number that is also a square. Indeed, it's the largest Fibonacci number to be any perfect power.