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Python Get Length of List (Size of List in Python)

Python Get Length of List

If you want to get the length or size of a Python list (array), use the built-in len() function.

The len() function returns the number of elements in the list, the syntax of the len() function is as follows:


For example, consider the following example:

countries = ['Italy', 'Brazil', 'Spain', 'Sweden']


In this example, we have a list called countries which contain four elements. So the len() function should return 4.

python get length of list
get length of list

If the list is empty, the len() function will return 0.