Unicode Character "▰" (U+25B0)

The character (Black Parallelogram) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25B0. 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 Black Parallelogram
Unicode Codepoint U+25B0
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+25B0 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▰
HTML (hex) ▰
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%96%B0
CSS \0025B0
JavaScript, JSON \u25B0
C, C++, Java \u25B0
Python \u25B0
Rust \u{25B0}
Ruby \u25B0

How to type "▰"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 B 0. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 B 0. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0xB0
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25B0
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025B0