- For the year, see 786
786 is the integer coming after 785 and before 787.
786 is a sphenic number. 50 can be partitioned into powers of two in 786 different ways (sequence A000123 in OEIS).
786 might be the largest n for which the value of the central binomial coefficient is not divisible by an odd prime squared. If there is a larger such number, it would have to be at least 157450 (see A059097).
In the New General Catalogue, NGC786 is a magnitude 13.5 spiral galaxy in the constellation Aries. Additionally, 786 Bredichina is an asteroid.
The Arabic letters of the opening phrase of the Qur'an sum to the numerical value 786 in the system of Abjad numerals. Not all Muslims place emphasis on this numerological analysis; however, some — mostly in India (muslim areas), Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar — use 786 as a substitute for the phrase بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم bism illāh ir-raḥmān ir-raḥīm ("in the name of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful").
786 is a United States area code in Miami-Dade County. As an overlay area code, it shares geography with other codes in order to increase the area's pool of usable numbers, bringing ten-digit dialing to the Florida Keys.
In other fields
- 786, or Seven Eight Six, a Muslim music band
- 80786 - 7th generation x86 like Athlon and Intel Pentium 4
- The number (when entered as ##786# or *#786#, as it is coincidentally spelling ##RUN#) is used on some Cellular Telephones to gain access to hidden menus, or to access a network monitor
- Vijay Verma's (Amitabh Bachchan) coolie number in the film Deewar (1975)
- Rajnikanth's coolie number in the film Thee, which again was a remake of the Hindi film, Deewar
- Iqbal Khan (Screen Name of Amitabh Bachchan in Coolie) had this number for his coolie number called Billa no. 786 (Badge # 786)
- Amitabh Bachchan has indicated that he thinks this is an auspicious number as the film Deewar (1975) was his first big hit and while wearing this number during the shooting of the movie Coolie, he was seriously injured but survived.
- Chiranjeevi, the famous Telugu Megastar sported this number in this film Kaidhi Number 786 as he has a considerable following amongst the Muslim youth of the state of Andhra Pradesh in India
- Veer Pratap Singh's (Shahrukh Khan) prisoner number in the film Veer-Zaara
- Registration number of Sultan's (Ajay Devgan) car in the movie Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai is MRH 786
- In the movie Mankatha, in a scene where Vinayak Mahadev (Ajith Kumar) shoots Prem (Premgi Amaren) he checks whether the latter dead or not,the coat that Prem wears has a gold plate at his chest. He takes out the gold plate and the number is 786.
- Upcoming movie of Ashish R mohan, featuring Akshay kumar in title role, in named- KHILADI 786.