Unicode Character "◠" (U+25E0)

The character (Upper Half Circle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25E0. 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 Upper Half Circle
Unicode Codepoint U+25E0
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+25E0 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ◠
HTML (hex) ◠
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%97%A0
CSS \0025E0
JavaScript, JSON \u25E0
C, C++, Java \u25E0
Python \u25E0
Rust \u{25E0}
Ruby \u25E0

How to type "◠"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x97 0xA0
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25E0
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025E0