# What is the complete electron configuration of nitrogen?

For the nitrogen atom, $Z = 7$
$1 {s}^{2} 2 {s}^{2} 2 {p}^{3}$....the $p$ electrons occupy each of the $2 p$ orbitals, ${p}_{x} , {p}_{y} , {p}_{z}$ singly....this is the most stable electronic configuration.