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 some countries, since they have laws requiring observation of a weekly rest 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.
- It is the smallest positive integer n for which the number nn cannot be represented in the double-precision floating-point format.
- 5144 is the first power of 5 larger than a googol.
It is also the number of possible king moves in 5×5 minichess.