Unicode Character "A" (U+0041)

The character A (Latin Capital Letter A) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0041. It is encoded in the Basic Latin block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as A.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Latin Capital Letter A
Unicode Codepoint U+0041
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Basic Latin
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Left To Right (L)
Is mirrored? No

Character Case

Case Uppercase
Lowercase character a (U+0061)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Latin
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0041 Conversion

HTML (decimal) A
HTML (hex) A
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %41
CSS \000041
JavaScript, JSON \u0041
C, C++, Java \u0041
Python \u0041
Rust \u{0041}
Ruby \u0041

How to type "A"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 4 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 4 1. Release Alt.


  • A
    Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • A
    Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • A
    Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x41
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0041
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000041

Characters based on "A" (U+0041)