Unicode Character "щ" (U+0449)

The character щ (Cyrillic Small Letter Shcha) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0449. 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 Small Letter Shcha
Unicode Codepoint U+0449
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 Lowercase
Uppercase character Щ (U+0429)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0449 Conversion

HTML (decimal) щ
HTML (hex) щ
HTML (named) щ
URL Escape Code %D1%89
CSS \000449
JavaScript, JSON \u0449
C, C++, Java \u0449
Python \u0449
Rust \u{0449}
Ruby \u0449

How to type "щ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD1 0x89
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0449
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000449