White Square Containing Black Small Square ▣
This symbol represents a visual combination of two characters — large white square and small black square. It is used in programming, messaging, and geographic maps. There is also a Chinese character that visually resembles this symbol.
When it comes to writing texts, this symbol is used for and as a space filler.
As for chatting and social media, this kind of icon can be used to create a nickname.
It is interesting that the simplified Chinese language contains a similar character, the hieroglyph 回. It means “return” or “go back.”
This symbol is often applied in the legend of geographic maps. There it commonly marks the locations of metallic ore deposits. Other meanings of the symbol include the capital of a country, the center of an administrative unit, or a major population center.
The white square containing the small black square is included in the .
The symbol “White Square Containing Black Small Square” is included in the “Geometric shapes” Subblock of the “Geometric Shapes” Block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.
quadrature, geometry, shape.
|Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi)||None|
|Simple case change||25A3|
|UTF-8||E2 96 A3||226 150 163||14849699||11100010 10010110 10100011|
|UTF-16BE||25 A3||37 163||9635||00100101 10100011|
|UTF-16LE||A3 25||163 37||41765||10100011 00100101|
|UTF-32BE||00 00 25 A3||0 0 37 163||9635||00000000 00000000 00100101 10100011|
|UTF-32LE||A3 25 00 00||163 37 0 0||2737111040||10100011 00100101 00000000 00000000|