Unicode Character "✹" (U+2739)

The character (Twelve Pointed Black Star) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2739. 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 Twelve Pointed Black Star
Unicode Codepoint U+2739
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+2739 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✹
HTML (hex) ✹
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%B9
CSS \002739
JavaScript, JSON \u2739
C, C++, Java \u2739
Python \u2739
Rust \u{2739}
Ruby \u2739

How to type "✹"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 3 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 3 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xB9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2739
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002739