Number Sign #

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U+0023
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Symbol Meaning

Number Sign. Basic Latin.

The symbol “Number Sign” is included in the “ASCII punctuation and symbols” subblock of the “Basic Latin” block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.

Synonyms

pound sign, hash, crosshatch, octothorpe.

Unicode Name Number Sign
Unicode Number
HTML Code
CSS Code
Entity #
Unicode Block Basic Latin
Unicode Subblock ASCII punctuation and symbols
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Alt Code
Version 1.1
Block Basic Latin
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 0023
Simple case change 0023
Grapheme_Base +
age 1.1
scripts Common
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 23 35 35 00100011
UTF-16BE 00 23 0 35 35 00000000 00100011
UTF-16LE 23 00 35 0 8960 00100011 00000000
UTF-32BE 00 00 00 23 0 0 0 35 35 00000000 00000000 00000000 00100011
UTF-32LE 23 00 00 00 35 0 0 0 587202560 00100011 00000000 00000000 00000000
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