Unicode Character "◼" (U+25FC)

The character (Black Medium Square) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25FC. It is encoded in the Geometric Shapes 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 Black Medium Square
Unicode Codepoint U+25FC
Unicode Version 3.2 (March, 2002)
Block Geometric Shapes
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+25FC Conversion

HTML (decimal) ◼
HTML (hex) ◼
HTML (named) ◼
URL Escape Code %E2%97%BC
CSS \0025FC
JavaScript, JSON \u25FC
C, C++, Java \u25FC
Python \u25FC
Rust \u{25FC}
Ruby \u25FC

How to type "◼"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 F C. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 F C. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x97 0xBC
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25FC
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025FC