Nine hundred and ninety-nine is the natural number following nine hundred ninety-eight and preceding one thousand. 999 is a Harshad number and a Kaprekar number.
Nine hundred and ninety-nine is also:
* The largest 3 digit whole number in base 10.
* 999, the telephone number for the emergency services in the United Kingdom, The Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, the UAE, Poland and others.
* 999 (band), a London punk band active during the 1970s
* At Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, the number of "happy haunts here, but there's room for a thousand. Any volunteers?"
* When a digital camera creates folder 999 in the DCIM folder, it announces a CF error and a new card must be loaded.
* Triple Nine is a television drama from Singapore.
* The Triple Nine Society is a high IQ society for the top tenth of one percent of the population.
* The number of J.R. "Bob" Dobbs is 999 (along with 606 and 13013). 333 is the number of ,,oBo,, the anti-"Bob".
* The nickname for the 999 Eyes of Endless Dream Carnival and Sideshow of the Damned
* No. 999, the first steam locomotive in the United States to operate at faster than 100 mph.
* Ford 999, a pioneering 1902 racer named for the locomotive.
* Galaxy Express 999, a manga and anime created by Leiji Matsumoto.
* The secret number of The Death Dealers Clan from Auto Assault PC game.
* Shri Gurudev Mahendranath (1911?1991) used the number 999 as a nickname, possibly in tribute to his friend Aleister Crowley, who used the number 666 in a similar manner.
* The area of Luxembourg, in square miles.
* 999 Directory , an information and contact number directory web site in Malaysia.
* "999" is a song from Keith Richards' 1992 album Main Offender.
* A BBC television programme from the 1990s, re-enacting real life emergencies on the small screen.
* The last assigned number in the Dewey Decimal system for libraries, referencing the general history of extraterrestrial worlds
* It's a taunt from Age of Mythology. You can hear it in multiplayer when chatting "999". It sounds like dwarves singing the main theme from the Age of Empires series.
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