Python String Len() Method



The len() method in Python String is an in-built function in Python that returns the length of the given string, list, tuple, array, dictionary, etc. The input value here is the value given for which you want the length. The return value in this case is an integer value which is in turn regarded as the length of the given string, list, array, or collections.


Here is the syntax for len() method:

len( str )


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Return Value

This method is supposed to return the length of the string.


The example below shows the usage of len() method.


str = "this is string example....wow!!!";
print "Length of the string: ", len(str)

When we run the above program, it produces the following result:

Length of the string:  32

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