Unicode Character "№" (U+2116)

The character (Numero Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2116. It is encoded in the Letterlike 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 Numero Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+2116
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Letterlike Symbols
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+2116 Conversion

HTML (decimal) №
HTML (hex) №
HTML (named) №
URL Escape Code %E2%84%96
CSS \002116
JavaScript, JSON \u2116
C, C++, Java \u2116
Python \u2116
Rust \u{2116}
Ruby \u2116

How to type "№"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 1 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 1 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x84 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2116
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002116