Unicode Character "☩" (U+2629)

The character (Cross Of Jerusalem) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2629. It is encoded in the Miscellaneous Symbols 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 Cross Of Jerusalem
Unicode Codepoint U+2629
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Miscellaneous Symbols
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+2629 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ☩
HTML (hex) ☩
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%98%A9
CSS \002629
JavaScript, JSON \u2629
C, C++, Java \u2629
Python \u2629
Rust \u{2629}
Ruby \u2629

How to type "☩"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 6 2 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 6 2 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x98 0xA9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2629
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002629