Unicode Character "
" (U+2028)

The character (Line Separator) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2028. It is encoded in the General Punctuation block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as 

Main Unicode Properties

Name Line Separator
Unicode Codepoint U+2028
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block General Punctuation
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class White Space (WS)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+2028 Conversion

HTML (decimal) 

HTML (hex) 

HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%80%A8
CSS \002028
JavaScript, JSON \u2028
C, C++, Java \u2028
Python \u2028
Rust \u{2028}
Ruby \u2028

How to type "

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 0 2 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 0 2 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x80 0xA8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2028
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002028