Unicode Character "☮" (U+262E)

The character (Peace Symbol) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+262E. 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 Peace Symbol
Unicode Codepoint U+262E
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+262E Conversion

HTML (decimal) ☮
HTML (hex) ☮
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%98%AE
CSS \00262E
JavaScript, JSON \u262E
C, C++, Java \u262E
Python \u262E
Rust \u{262E}
Ruby \u262E

How to type "☮"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x98 0xAE
UTF-16 (hex) 0x262E
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000262E