Unicode Character "≕" (U+2255)

The character (Equals Colon) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2255. 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+2254).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Equals Colon
Unicode Codepoint U+2255
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+2254)

Other Unicode Data

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

U+2255 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ≕
HTML (hex) ≕
HTML (named) ≕
URL Escape Code %E2%89%95
CSS \002255
JavaScript, JSON \u2255
C, C++, Java \u2255
Python \u2255
Rust \u{2255}
Ruby \u2255

How to type "≕"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x89 0x95
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2255
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002255