Unicode Character "Щ" (U+0429)

The character Щ (Cyrillic Capital Letter Shcha) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0429. It is encoded in the Cyrillic block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as Щ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Cyrillic Capital Letter Shcha
Unicode Codepoint U+0429
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Cyrillic
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

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

Character Case

Case Uppercase
Lowercase character щ (U+0449)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0429 Conversion

HTML (decimal) Щ
HTML (hex) Щ
HTML (named) Щ
URL Escape Code %D0%A9
CSS \000429
JavaScript, JSON \u0429
C, C++, Java \u0429
Python \u0429
Rust \u{0429}
Ruby \u0429

How to type "Щ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 4 2 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 4 2 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD0 0xA9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0429
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000429