Unicode table - List of most common Unicode characters *
* This summary list contains about 2000 characters for most common ocidental/latin languages and most printable symbols but not chinese, japanese, arab, archaic and some unprintable.
Contains character codes in HEX (hexadecimal), decimal number, name/description and corresponding printable symbol.

What is Unicode?

Unicode is a standard created to define letters of all languages ​​and characters such as punctuation and technical symbols. Today, UNICODE (UTF-8) is the most used character set encoding (used by almost 70% of websites, in 2013). The second most used character set is ISO-8859-1 (about 20% of websites), but this old encoding format is being replaced by Unicode.

How to identify the Unicode number for a character?

Type or paste a character:

How to type Unicode using Windows

Open Microsoft Word or wordpad text editor, type the desired hex code number and press "ALT-X". The number will be converted to the corresponding Unicode symbol if the symbol is available in the current font (typeface).
Example:
To type the copyright symbol using windows, type "00a9" followed by "alt-x". It will display ©

Unicode examples

The Euro symbol (€) in HTML is € or €
How to type the Euro symbol in Windows (Microsoft Word or wordpad text editor):
Type the number 20AC and press Alt-x. The number "20AC" will be converted to € (euro currency symbol) automatically.


ASCII punctuation and symbols

ASCII digits

ASCII punctuation and symbols

Uppercase Latin alphabet

ASCII punctuation and symbols

Lowercase Latin alphabet

ASCII punctuation and symbols

Control character

Latin-1 punctuation and symbols (Based on ISO/IEC 8859-1 (aka Latin-1) from here.)

Letters

Mathematical operator

Letters

Mathematical operator

Letters

European Latin (* Catalan legacy compatibility character for ISO/IEC 6937)

European Latin

Non-European and historic Latin

IPA extensions (IPA includes basic Latin letters and a number of Latin or Greek letters from other blocks.)

IPA extensions (IPA includes basic Latin letters and a number of Latin or Greek letters from other blocks.) (* ISO 6438 gives lowercase of 0197 as 026A, not 0268) (* obsoleted by IPA in 1989)

IPA extensions (IPA includes basic Latin letters and a number of Latin or Greek letters from other blocks.) (* ISO 6438 gives lowercase of 0197 as 026A, not 0268) (* obsoleted by IPA in 1989) (* obsoleted by IPA in 1989)

IPA extensions (IPA includes basic Latin letters and a number of Latin or Greek letters from other blocks.) (* ISO 6438 gives lowercase of 0197 as 026A, not 0268) (* obsoleted by IPA in 1989) (* obsoleted by IPA in 1989) (* obsoleted by IPA in 1989)

Letters

Basic Russian alphabet

Latin letters

Greek letters

Addition for German typography

Latin general extensions

Dashes

General punctuation

Quotation marks and apostrophe (Use of quotation marks differs by language. The character names cannot reflect actual usage for all languages.)

General punctuation

Quotation marks

General punctuation

Double punctuation for vertical text

General punctuation

Double punctuation for vertical text

General punctuation

Superscripts (See also superscript Latin letters in the Spacing Modifier Letters block starting at 02B0.)

Subscripts

Currency symbols (A number of currency symbols are found in other blocks. Fullwidth versions of some currency symbols are found in the Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms block.)

Letterlike symbols (Some of the letterlike symbols are intended to complete the set of mathematical alphanumeric symbols starting at U+1D400.)

Hebrew letterlike math symbols (These are left-to-right characters.)

Additional letterlike symbols

Double-struck italic math symbols (These stylized mathematical symbols are used in some documents to distinguish special mathematical usages from ordinary variables.)

Additional letterlike symbols

Lowercase Claudian letter (Claudian letters in inscriptions are uppercase, but may be transcribed by scholars in lowercase.)

Fractions (Other fraction number forms are found in the Latin-1 Supplement block.)

Roman numerals

Lowercase Claudian letter (Claudian letters in inscriptions are uppercase, but may be transcribed by scholars in lowercase.)

Simple arrows

Arrows with modifications

Arrows with bent tips (Other arrows with bent tips to complete this set can be found in the Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows block.)

Keyboard symbols and circle arrows

Harpoons

Paired arrows and harpoons

Double arrows

Miscellaneous arrows and keyboard symbols

White arrows and keyboard symbols

Miscellaneous arrows

Miscellaneous mathematical symbols

Set membership

Miscellaneous mathematical symbol

N-ary operators

Operators

Miscellaneous mathematical symbols

Relations

Logical and set operators

Integrals

Miscellaneous mathematical symbols

Relations

Operator

Relation

Operator

Relations

Miscellaneous mathematical symbol

Operator

Relations

Operators

Relations

Operators

Miscellaneous mathematical symbols

Relations

Operators

Miscellaneous mathematical symbols

N-ary operators

Operators

Relation

Operators

Relation

Logical operators

Relations

Operators

Relations

Miscellaneous technical

Miscellaneous technical (* from ISO 2047)

Ceilings and floors (These characters are tall and narrow mathematical delimiters, in contrast to the quine corners or half brackets. They are also distinct from CJK corner brackets, which are wide quotation marks.)

Miscellaneous technical

User interface symbols

Integral pieces

Frown and smile

Keyboard symbols

Keyboard symbol

Chemistry symbol

Bracket pieces

Keyboard and UI symbols

Electrotechnical symbols

User interface symbols

Specific symbols for space

Light and heavy solid lines

Light and heavy dashed lines

Light and heavy line box components

Light and heavy dashed lines

Double lines

Light and double line box components

Character cell arcs

Character cell diagonals

Light and heavy half lines

Mixed light and heavy lines

Block elements

Shade characters

Block elements

Terminal graphic characters

Geometric shapes (Other geometric shapes complementing this set are found in the Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows block.)

Control code graphics

Geometric shapes

Weather and astrological symbols

Miscellaneous symbols

Weather symbol

Miscellaneous symbol

Japanese chess symbols

Miscellaneous symbols

Pointing hand symbols

Warning signs

Medical and healing symbols

Religious and political symbols

Yijing trigram symbols

Miscellaneous symbol

Emoticons (Many other emoticons are encoded in the Emoticons block starting at U+1F600.)

Miscellaneous symbol

Astrological symbols

Zodiacal symbols

Chess symbols

Playing card symbols

Miscellaneous symbol

Musical symbols

Recycling symbols

Miscellaneous symbols

Dice

Dictionary and map symbols

Miscellaneous symbols

Symbols for closed captioning from ARIB STD B24

Miscellaneous symbols

Gender symbols

Circles

Genealogical symbols

Gender symbol

Astrological signs

Symbols for draughts and checkers

Astronomical symbol

Pentagram symbols (These are mystic or occult symbols.)

Map symbols from ARIB STD B24

Miscellaneous

Crosses

Stars, asterisks and snowflakes

Miscellaneous

Punctuation ornaments

Dingbat arrow

Dingbat arrows

Arrows

Long arrows (The long arrows are used for mapping whereas the short forms would be used in limits. They are also needed for MathML to complete mapping to the AMSA sets.)

Miscellaneous arrows

Arrow tails

Miscellaneous arrows

Crossing arrows for knot theory

Miscellaneous curved arrows

Arrows combined with operators

Double-barbed harpoons

White and black arrows (Other white and black arrows to complete this set can be found in the Arrows and Dingbats blocks.)

Arrows with bent tips (Other arrows with bent tips to complete this set can be found in the Arrows block.)

Squares

Diamonds

Squares

Orthographic Latin additions

Miscellaneous additions

Half brackets (These form a set of four corner brackets and are used editorially. They are distinguished from mathematical floor and ceiling characters. Occasionally quine corners are substituted for half brackets.)

Historic punctuation

CJK symbols and punctuation

Latin ligatures (See the Basic Latin block starting at 0020)

Punctuation

Currency sign

Glyphs for vertical variants

Sidelining emphasis marks

Overscores and underscores

Small form variants

Special

Fullwidth ASCII variants (See ASCII 0020 - 007E)

Fullwidth brackets

Fullwidth symbol variants (See Latin-1 00A0 - 00FF)

Replacement characters


Unicode character list created by Rodrigo Siqueira
(there are 2034 Unicode characters in this list)

See also: ASCII Table