Unicode Character "π" (U+03C0)

The character π (Greek Small Letter Pi) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03C0. It is encoded in the Greek and Coptic block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as π.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Pi
Unicode Codepoint U+03C0
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Greek and Coptic
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

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

Character Case

Case Lowercase
Uppercase character Π (U+03A0)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+03C0 Conversion

HTML (decimal) π
HTML (hex) π
HTML (named) π
URL Escape Code %CF%80
CSS \0003C0
JavaScript, JSON \u03C0
C, C++, Java \u03C0
Python \u03C0
Rust \u{03C0}
Ruby \u03C0

How to type "π"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 3 C 0. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 3 C 0. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCF 0x80
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03C0
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003C0

Characters based on "π" (U+03C0)