Unicode Character "V" (U+0056)

The character V (Latin Capital Letter V) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0056. 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 V.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Latin Capital Letter V
Unicode Codepoint U+0056
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 v (U+0076)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Latin
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0056 Conversion

HTML (decimal) V
HTML (hex) V
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %56
CSS \000056
JavaScript, JSON \u0056
C, C++, Java \u0056
Python \u0056
Rust \u{0056}
Ruby \u0056

How to type "V"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 5 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 5 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x56
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0056
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000056

Characters based on "V" (U+0056)