Unicode Character "♋" (U+264B)

The character (Cancer) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+264B. 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 Cancer
Unicode Codepoint U+264B
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+264B Conversion

HTML (decimal) ♋
HTML (hex) ♋
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%99%8B
CSS \00264B
JavaScript, JSON \u264B
C, C++, Java \u264B
Python \u264B
Rust \u{264B}
Ruby \u264B

How to type "♋"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 6 4 B. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 6 4 B. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x99 0x8B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x264B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000264B