Unicode Character "◖" (U+25D6)

The character (Left Half Black Circle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25D6. 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 Left Half Black Circle
Unicode Codepoint U+25D6
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+25D6 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ◖
HTML (hex) ◖
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%97%96
CSS \0025D6
JavaScript, JSON \u25D6
C, C++, Java \u25D6
Python \u25D6
Rust \u{25D6}
Ruby \u25D6

How to type "◖"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x97 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25D6
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025D6