Unicode Character "k" (U+006B)

The character k (Latin Small Letter K) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+006B. 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 k.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Latin Small Letter K
Unicode Codepoint U+006B
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 Lowercase
Uppercase character K (U+004B)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Latin
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+006B Conversion

HTML (decimal) k
HTML (hex) k
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %6B
CSS \00006B
JavaScript, JSON \u006B
C, C++, Java \u006B
Python \u006B
Rust \u{006B}
Ruby \u006B

How to type "k"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x6B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x006B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000006B

Characters based on "k" (U+006B)