Unicode Character "€" (U+20AC)

The character (Euro Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+20AC. It is encoded in the Currency Symbols block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 2.1 (May, 1998). It is HTML encoded as €.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Euro Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+20AC
Unicode Version 2.1 (May, 1998)
Block Currency Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class European Terminator (ET)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+20AC Conversion

HTML (decimal) €
HTML (hex) €
HTML (named) €
URL Escape Code %E2%82%AC
CSS \0020AC
JavaScript, JSON \u20AC
C, C++, Java \u20AC
Python \u20AC
Rust \u{20AC}
Ruby \u20AC

How to type "€"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x82 0xAC
UTF-16 (hex) 0x20AC
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000020AC