Unicode Character "✪" (U+272A)

The character (Circled White Star) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+272A. It is encoded in the Dingbats 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 Circled White Star
Unicode Codepoint U+272A
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
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+272A Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✪
HTML (hex) ✪
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%AA
CSS \00272A
JavaScript, JSON \u272A
C, C++, Java \u272A
Python \u272A
Rust \u{272A}
Ruby \u272A

How to type "✪"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 2 A. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 2 A. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xAA
UTF-16 (hex) 0x272A
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000272A