Unicode Character "▩" (U+25A9)

The character (Square With Diagonal Crosshatch Fill) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25A9. It is encoded in the Geometric Shapes 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 Square With Diagonal Crosshatch Fill
Unicode Codepoint U+25A9
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Geometric Shapes
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+25A9 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▩
HTML (hex) ▩
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%96%A9
CSS \0025A9
JavaScript, JSON \u25A9
C, C++, Java \u25A9
Python \u25A9
Rust \u{25A9}
Ruby \u25A9

How to type "▩"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0xA9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25A9
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025A9