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Flags Category


Simbolo de indicador regional jP japon

A waving flag with the symbolic "rising sun".

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 636 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :jp:
Previous Names: Regional Indicator Symbol Letters JP

Japanese Flag

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Enclosed Alphanumeric Supplement
Unicode Range 1F173–1F1FF
Unicode Subcategory Regional Indicator Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Artifacts
Unicode Subcategory Regional Indicator Symbols
Names & Annotations REGIONAL INDICATOR SYMBOL LETTERS JP Temporary Notes: Japan, also a national holiday (in red)
Symbol Information 🇯🇵 U+1F1EF U+1F1F5 unified
Proposal Identifier e-4E5

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [日の丸]
KDDI  #237 旗(祝日・日の丸) 「旗(祝日・日no丸)」 U+E4CC SJIS-F6A5 JIS-7627
Softbank  #422 #old434 国旗(日本) U+E50B SJIS-FBAB

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e50b
Formal Unicode Notation U+E50B
Decimal Code Point(s) 58635
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x94 0x8B
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 94 8B
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 224 213
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE50B
UTF-16 Hex e50b
UTF-16 Dec 58635
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E50B
UTF-32 Hex E50B
UTF-32 Dec 58635
Python Src u"\uE50B"
PHP Src "\xee\x94\x8b"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE50B"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🇯🇵
UTF-8 Character Count 2
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🇯🇵
Decimal HTML Entity 🇯 🇵
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🇯 🇵
Hex Code Point(s) 1f1ef, 1f1f5
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F1EF, U+1F1F5
Decimal Code Point(s) 127471, 127477
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x87 0xAF, 0xF0 0x9F 0x87 0xB5
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 87 AF, F0 9F 87 B5
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 207 257, 360 237 207 265
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDDEF, 0xD83C 0xDDF5
UTF-16 Hex d83cddef, d83cddf5
UTF-16 Dec 55356 56815, 55356 56821
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F1EF 0x0001F1F5
UTF-32 Hex 01F1EF, 01F1F5
UTF-32 Dec 127471, 127477
Python Src u"\U0001F1EF\U0001F1F5"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x87\xaf\xf0\x9f\x87\xb5"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDDEF\uD83C\uDDF5"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾓥
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾓥
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾓥
Hex Code Point(s)e4ccfe4e5
Formal Unicode NotationU+E4CCU+FE4E5
Decimal Code Point(s)585721041637
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x93 0x8C0xF3 0xBE 0x93 0xA5
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 93 8CF3 BE 93 A5
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 223 214363 276 223 245
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE4CC0xDBB9 0xDCE5
UTF-16 Hexe4ccdbb9dce5
UTF-16 Dec5857256249 56549
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E4CC0x000FE4E5
UTF-32 HexE4CC0FE4E5
UTF-32 Dec585721041637
Python Srcu"\uE4CC"u"\U000FE4E5"
PHP Src"\xee\x93\x8c""\xf3\xbe\x93\xa5"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE4CC""\uDBB9\uDCE5"
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