Transport and Map Symbols

Transport and Map Symbols is a Unicode block containing transportation and map icons, largely for compatibility with Japanese telephone carriers' emoji implementations of Shift JIS, and to encode characters in the Wingdings and Wingdings 2 character sets.

Transport and Map Symbols
RangeU+1F680..U+1F6FF
(128 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsCommon
Symbol setsMap symbols
Transport icons
Assigned110 code points
Unused18 reserved code points
Unicode version history
6.070 (+70)
7.097 (+27)
8.098 (+1)
9.0103 (+5)
10.0107 (+4)
11.0108 (+1)
12.0110 (+2)
Note: [1][2]

BlockEdit

Transport and Map Symbols[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
ย  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1F68x ๐Ÿš€ ๐Ÿš ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿšƒ ๐Ÿš„ ๐Ÿš… ๐Ÿš† ๐Ÿš‡ ๐Ÿšˆ ๐Ÿš‰ ๐ŸšŠ ๐Ÿš‹ ๐ŸšŒ ๐Ÿš ๐ŸšŽ ๐Ÿš
U+1F69x ๐Ÿš ๐Ÿš‘ ๐Ÿš’ ๐Ÿš“ ๐Ÿš” ๐Ÿš• ๐Ÿš– ๐Ÿš— ๐Ÿš˜ ๐Ÿš™ ๐Ÿšš ๐Ÿš› ๐Ÿšœ ๐Ÿš ๐Ÿšž ๐ŸšŸ
U+1F6Ax ๐Ÿš  ๐Ÿšก ๐Ÿšข ๐Ÿšฃ ๐Ÿšค ๐Ÿšฅ ๐Ÿšฆ ๐Ÿšง ๐Ÿšจ ๐Ÿšฉ ๐Ÿšช ๐Ÿšซ ๐Ÿšฌ ๐Ÿšญ ๐Ÿšฎ ๐Ÿšฏ
U+1F6Bx ๐Ÿšฐ ๐Ÿšฑ ๐Ÿšฒ ๐Ÿšณ ๐Ÿšด ๐Ÿšต ๐Ÿšถ ๐Ÿšท ๐Ÿšธ ๐Ÿšน ๐Ÿšบ ๐Ÿšป ๐Ÿšผ ๐Ÿšฝ ๐Ÿšพ ๐Ÿšฟ
U+1F6Cx ๐Ÿ›€ ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿ›‚ ๐Ÿ›ƒ ๐Ÿ›„ ๐Ÿ›… ๐Ÿ›† ๐Ÿ›‡ ๐Ÿ›ˆ ๐Ÿ›‰ ๐Ÿ›Š ๐Ÿ›‹ ๐Ÿ›Œ ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿ›Ž ๐Ÿ›
U+1F6Dx ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿ›‘ ๐Ÿ›’ ๐Ÿ›“ ๐Ÿ›” ๐Ÿ›•
U+1F6Ex ๐Ÿ›  ๐Ÿ›ก ๐Ÿ›ข ๐Ÿ›ฃ ๐Ÿ›ค ๐Ÿ›ฅ ๐Ÿ›ฆ ๐Ÿ›ง ๐Ÿ›จ ๐Ÿ›ฉ ๐Ÿ›ช ๐Ÿ›ซ ๐Ÿ›ฌ
U+1F6Fx ๐Ÿ›ฐ ๐Ÿ›ฑ ๐Ÿ›ฒ ๐Ÿ›ณ ๐Ÿ›ด ๐Ÿ›ต ๐Ÿ›ถ ๐Ÿ›ท ๐Ÿ›ธ ๐Ÿ›น ๐Ÿ›บ
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

EmojiEdit

The Transport and Map Symbols block contains 97 emoji: U+1F680โ€“U+1F6C5, U+1F6CBโ€“U+1F6D2, U+1F6D5, U+1F6E0โ€“U+1F6E5, U+1F6E9, U+1F6EBโ€“U+1F6EC, U+1F6F0 and U+1F6F3โ€“U+1F6FA.[3][4]

The block has 46 standardized variants defined to specify emoji-style (U+FE0F VS16) or text presentation (U+FE0E VS15) for the following 23 base characters: U+1F687, U+1F68D, U+1F691, U+1F694, U+1F698, U+1F6AD, U+1F6B2, U+1F6B9โ€“U+1F6BA, U+1F6BC, U+1F6CB, U+1F6CDโ€“U+1F6CF, U+1F6E0โ€“U+1F6E5, U+1F6E9, U+1F6F0 and U+1F6F3.[5] All of these base characters default to a text presentation.

Emoji variation sequences
U+ 1F687 1F68D 1F691 1F694 1F698 1F6AD 1F6B2 1F6B9 1F6BA 1F6BC 1F6CB 1F6CD
defaultย presentation emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji text text
baseย codeย point ๐Ÿš‡ ๐Ÿš ๐Ÿš‘ ๐Ÿš” ๐Ÿš˜ ๐Ÿšญ ๐Ÿšฒ ๐Ÿšน ๐Ÿšบ ๐Ÿšผ ๐Ÿ›‹ ๐Ÿ›
base+VS15 (text) ๐Ÿš‡๏ธŽ ๐Ÿš๏ธŽ ๐Ÿš‘๏ธŽ ๐Ÿš”๏ธŽ ๐Ÿš˜๏ธŽ ๐Ÿšญ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿšฒ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿšน๏ธŽ ๐Ÿšบ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿšผ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›๏ธŽ
base+VS16 (emoji) ๐Ÿš‡๏ธ ๐Ÿš๏ธ ๐Ÿš‘๏ธ ๐Ÿš”๏ธ ๐Ÿš˜๏ธ ๐Ÿšญ๏ธ ๐Ÿšฒ๏ธ ๐Ÿšน๏ธ ๐Ÿšบ๏ธ ๐Ÿšผ๏ธ ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ ๐Ÿ›๏ธ
U+ 1F6CE 1F6CF 1F6E0 1F6E1 1F6E2 1F6E3 1F6E4 1F6E5 1F6E9 1F6F0 1F6F3
defaultย presentation text text text text text text text text text text text
baseย codeย point ๐Ÿ›Ž ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿ›  ๐Ÿ›ก ๐Ÿ›ข ๐Ÿ›ฃ ๐Ÿ›ค ๐Ÿ›ฅ ๐Ÿ›ฉ ๐Ÿ›ฐ ๐Ÿ›ณ
base+VS15 (text) ๐Ÿ›Ž๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ› ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ข๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ค๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ฅ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ฉ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ฐ๏ธŽ ๐Ÿ›ณ๏ธŽ
base+VS16 (emoji) ๐Ÿ›Ž๏ธ ๐Ÿ›๏ธ ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ข๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ค๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ฅ๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ฉ๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ฐ๏ธ ๐Ÿ›ณ๏ธ

Emoji modifiersEdit

The Transport and Map Symbols block has six emoji that represent people or body parts. They can be modified using U+1F3FBโ€“U+1F3FF to provide for a range of human skin color using the Fitzpatrick scale:[4]

Human emoji
U+ 1F6A3 1F6B4 1F6B5 1F6B6 1F6C0 1F6CC
emoji ๐Ÿšฃ ๐Ÿšด ๐Ÿšต ๐Ÿšถ ๐Ÿ›€ ๐Ÿ›Œ
FITZ-1-2 ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿป ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿป ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿป ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿป ๐Ÿ›€๐Ÿป ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿป
FITZ-3 ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿ›€๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿผ
FITZ-4 ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿ›€๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿฝ
FITZ-5 ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿ›€๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿพ
FITZ-6 ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿ›€๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿฟ

Additional human emoji can be found in other Unicode blocks: Dingbats, Emoticons, Miscellaneous Symbols, Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs and Supplemental Symbols and Pictographs.

HistoryEdit

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Transport and Map Symbols block:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  3. ^ "UTR #51: Unicode Emoji". Unicode Consortium. 2019-02-04.
  4. ^ a b "UCD: Emoji Data for UTR #51". Unicode Consortium. 2019-01-15.
  5. ^ "UTS #51 Emoji Variation Sequences". The Unicode Consortium.