Unicode Character "≑" (U+2251)

The character (Geometrically Equal To) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2251. 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 ≑.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Geometrically Equal To
Unicode Codepoint U+2251
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
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+2251 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ≑
HTML (hex) ≑
HTML (named) ≑
URL Escape Code %E2%89%91
CSS \002251
JavaScript, JSON \u2251
C, C++, Java \u2251
Python \u2251
Rust \u{2251}
Ruby \u2251

How to type "≑"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 5 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 5 1. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x89 0x91
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2251
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002251