Unicode Character "≃" (U+2243)

The character (Asymptotically Equal To) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2243. It is encoded in the Mathematical Operators block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ≃. Its mirrored character is (U+22CD).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Asymptotically Equal To
Unicode Codepoint U+2243
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? Yes
Mirrored character (U+22CD)

Other Unicode Data

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

U+2243 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ≃
HTML (hex) ≃
HTML (named) ≃
URL Escape Code %E2%89%83
CSS \002243
JavaScript, JSON \u2243
C, C++, Java \u2243
Python \u2243
Rust \u{2243}
Ruby \u2243

How to type "≃"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 4 3. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 4 3. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x89 0x83
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2243
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002243

Characters based on "≃" (U+2243)