Unicode Character "↑" (U+2191)

The character (Upwards Arrow) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2191. It is encoded in the Arrows 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 Upwards Arrow
Unicode Codepoint U+2191
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Arrows
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2191 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↑
HTML (hex) ↑
HTML (named) ↑
URL Escape Code %E2%86%91
CSS \002191
JavaScript, JSON \u2191
C, C++, Java \u2191
Python \u2191
Rust \u{2191}
Ruby \u2191

How to type "↑"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 9 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 9 1. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0x91
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2191
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002191

Characters based on "↑" (U+2191)