Unicode Character "❖" (U+2756)

The character (Black Diamond Minus White X) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2756. 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 Black Diamond Minus White X
Unicode Codepoint U+2756
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+2756 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❖
HTML (hex) ❖
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%96
CSS \002756
JavaScript, JSON \u2756
C, C++, Java \u2756
Python \u2756
Rust \u{2756}
Ruby \u2756

How to type "❖"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 5 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 5 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2756
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002756