Transport and Map Symbols
RangeU+1F680..U+1F6FF
(128 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsCommon
Symbol setsMap symbols
Transport icons
Emoji
Assigned117 code points
Unused11 reserved code points
Unicode version history
6.0 (2010)70 (+70)
7.0 (2014)97 (+27)
8.0 (2015)98 (+1)
9.0 (2016)103 (+5)
10.0 (2017)107 (+4)
11.0 (2018)108 (+1)
12.0 (2019)110 (+2)
13.0 (2020)114 (+4)
14.0 (2021)117 (+3)
Note: [1][2]
This article contains Unicode emoticons or emojis. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of the intended characters.

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.

Block

Transport and Map Symbols[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1F68x
U+1F69x
U+1F6Ax
U+1F6Bx
U+1F6Cx
U+1F6Dx
U+1F6Ex
U+1F6Fx
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 14.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

Emoji

The Transport and Map Symbols block contains 104 emoji: U+1F680–U+1F6C5, U+1F6CB–U+1F6D2, U+1F6D5–U+1F6D7, U+1F6DD–U+1F6E5, U+1F6E9, U+1F6EB–U+1F6EC, U+1F6F0 and U+1F6F3–U+1F6FC.[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+1F6B9–U+1F6BA, U+1F6BC, U+1F6CB, U+1F6CD–U+1F6CF, U+1F6E0–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
default presentation emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji text text
base code point 🚇 🚍 🚑 🚔 🚘 🚭 🚲 🚹 🚺 🚼 🛋 🛍
base+VS15 (text) 🚇︎ 🚍︎ 🚑︎ 🚔︎ 🚘︎ 🚭︎ 🚲︎ 🚹︎ 🚺︎ 🚼︎ 🛋︎ 🛍︎
base+VS16 (emoji) 🚇️ 🚍️ 🚑️ 🚔️ 🚘️ 🚭️ 🚲️ 🚹️ 🚺️ 🚼️ 🛋️ 🛍️
U+ 1F6CE 1F6CF 1F6E0 1F6E1 1F6E2 1F6E3 1F6E4 1F6E5 1F6E9 1F6F0 1F6F3
default presentation text text text text text text text text text text text
base code point 🛎 🛏 🛠 🛡 🛢 🛣 🛤 🛥 🛩 🛰 🛳
base+VS15 (text) 🛎︎ 🛏︎ 🛠︎ 🛡︎ 🛢︎ 🛣︎ 🛤︎ 🛥︎ 🛩︎ 🛰︎ 🛳︎
base+VS16 (emoji) 🛎️ 🛏️ 🛠️ 🛡️ 🛢️ 🛣️ 🛤️ 🛥️ 🛩️ 🛰️ 🛳️

Emoji modifiers

Main article: Emoji modifiers

The Transport and Map Symbols block has six emoji that represent people or body parts. They can be modified using U+1F3FB–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 🚣 🚴 🚵 🚶 🛀 🛌
FITZ-1-2 🚣🏻 🚴🏻 🚵🏻 🚶🏻 🛀🏻 🛌🏻
FITZ-3 🚣🏼 🚴🏼 🚵🏼 🚶🏼 🛀🏼 🛌🏼
FITZ-4 🚣🏽 🚴🏽 🚵🏽 🚶🏽 🛀🏽 🛌🏽
FITZ-5 🚣🏾 🚴🏾 🚵🏾 🚶🏾 🛀🏾 🛌🏾
FITZ-6 🚣🏿 🚴🏿 🚵🏿 🚶🏿 🛀🏿 🛌🏿

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

History

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

References

  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. 2020-02-11.
  4. ^ a b "UCD: Emoji Data for UTR #51". Unicode Consortium. 2021-08-26.
  5. ^ "UTS #51 Emoji Variation Sequences". The Unicode Consortium.