U+7E23 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block CJK Unified Ideographs in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as county, district, subdivision. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xi.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+7E23 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

is a character for a kind of administrative division. It may refer to:

  • Counties of the People's Republic of China (written in modern orthography as 县), sub-provincial administrative division
  • County (Taiwan), top-level administrative division
  • Hyeon, former administrative division in Korea abolished during the late Joseon Dynasty
  • Huyện, sub-provincial administrative unit of Vietnam
  • Prefectures of Japan (written in modern orthography as 県), top-level administrative divisions


System Representation
UTF-8 E7 B8 A3
UTF-16 7E 23
UTF-32 00 00 7E 23
URL-Quoted %E7%B8%A3
HTML-Escape 縣
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 縣
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FA E3
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E5 D1
Pīnyīn xi
IRG_GSource G1-4F58
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6551
IRG_KPSource KP0-F3C
IRG_KSource K0-7A63
IRG_TSource T1-716C
IRG_VSource V1-632
BigFive BFA4
CCCII 215164
CNS1986 1-716C
CNS1992 1-716C
EACC 215164
GB1 4756
Jis0 6949
KSC0 9067
TaiwanTelegraph 4905
Xerox 243:246


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7E23
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) CJK
General Category (gc) Other Letter
Script (sc) Han
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) None
Decomposition Mapping (dm) 縣
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 縣
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 縣
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 縣
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 縣
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 縣
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 縣
Case Folding (cf) 縣
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 縣
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Wide
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) 縣
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
kIICore (kIICore) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4F58
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6551
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F3C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7A63
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-716C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-632
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1373.080
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 27784
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53435.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0934.230
kBigFive (kBigFive) BFA4
kCangjie (kCangjie) BFHVF
kCantonese (kCantonese) jyun2 jyun4 jyun6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215164
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1055.505
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-716C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-716C
kCowles (kCowles) 4933
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1373.080
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) county, district, subdivision
kEACC (kEACC) 215164
kFenn (kFenn) 887C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 180.07
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6299.3
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB1 (kGB1) 4756
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 6
kGSR (kGSR) 0248a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53435.110
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) xiàn(429)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53435.110:xuán,xiàn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3141
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAKERU KAKARU AGATA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 6949
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0934.230
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 152
kKorean (kKorean) HYEN
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F3C8
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9067
kLau (kLau) 3558 3567
kMandarin (kMandarin) xiàn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2700
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3675
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 27784
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1633
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6112+120.6.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 120.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 120.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 136.28 406.54
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 县
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 4905
kTang (kTang) *huèn
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 16
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) huyện
kXerox (kXerox) 243:246
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1250.071:xiàn 1250.072:xuán
Line Break (lb) Ideographic
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) 縣
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) OLetter
Simple Case Folding (scf) 縣
Script Extension (scx) Han
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)