Unicode Character "₦" (U+20A6)

The character (Naira Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20A6. It is encoded in the Currency Symbols 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 Naira Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20A6
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Currency Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class European Terminator (ET)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+20A6 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ₦
HTML (hex) ₦
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%82%A6
CSS \0020A6
JavaScript, JSON \u20A6
C, C++, Java \u20A6
Python \u20A6
Rust \u{20A6}
Ruby \u20A6

How to type "₦"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 0 A 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 0 A 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xA6
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20A6
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020A6