Getting the length of a string in a C# – DzTechno


In this tutorial we are going to learn, how to find out the length of a string in C#.

The length of a string means total number of characters present in a given string.

Getting the string length

To get the length of a string, we can use the built in String.Length property in C#.

The String.Length property returns the number of characters in a string or it returns 0 for the empty string (“”).

Here is an example, that gets the length of a string stored in the fruit variable.

using System;
class StringLength {
  static void Main() {
    string fruit = "apple";
    int length = fruit.Length;
    Console.WriteLine("The length of a string is {0}",length);
  }
}

Output:

The length of a string is 5

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