# Which is the unit of electric current?

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Unit of electric current: **ampere (A)**

**The ampere, symbol A**, is the SI unit of electric current. It is defined by taking the fixed numerical value of the elementary charge e to be 1.602 176 634 Ã—10^{âˆ’}^{19} when expressed in the unit C, which is equal to A s, where the second is defined in terms of âˆ†Î½_{Cs}.