Unicode Character "⇖" (U+21D6)

The character (North West Double Arrow) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21D6. 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 North West Double Arrow
Unicode Codepoint U+21D6
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 Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+21D6 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇖
HTML (hex) ⇖
HTML (named) ⇖
URL Escape Code %E2%87%96
CSS \0021D6
JavaScript, JSON \u21D6
C, C++, Java \u21D6
Python \u21D6
Rust \u{21D6}
Ruby \u21D6

How to type "⇖"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21D6
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021D6