Unicode Character "▖" (U+2596)

The character (Quadrant Lower Left) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2596. It is encoded in the Block Elements block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 3.2 (March, 2002). It is HTML encoded as ▖.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Quadrant Lower Left
Unicode Codepoint U+2596
Unicode Version 3.2 (March, 2002)
Block Block Elements
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+2596 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▖
HTML (hex) ▖
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%96%96
CSS \002596
JavaScript, JSON \u2596
C, C++, Java \u2596
Python \u2596
Rust \u{2596}
Ruby \u2596

How to type "▖"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 9 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 9 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2596
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002596