World Map 🗺 symbol in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Insert a World Map 🗺  symbol into Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook.  Both in Office for Windows and Office for Mac.

Of course, there are many Earth map images or drawings available on the Internet. There’s also some Microsoft Office Icons that we’ll explain below.

We’re mostly talking about the World Map 🗺  symbol or emoji that can be dropped into text.

How World Map 🗺 looks in different fonts.

This symbol can look VERY different depending on the operating system or font used. For Windows, Segoe UI Emoji font’s version of World Map is pretty lame. At least the Segoe UI Symbol’s World Map is recognizable.  As usual, the Apple Color Emoji symbol is much nicer.

World Map 🗺 codes

These are the important code numbers or values you’ll need to enter the World Map or 🗺

Decimal:  128506  Hex:   1f5fA

Web:  🗺 or 🗺

(web codes aren’t used in Microsoft Office, we’ve included them for the sake of completeness.)

Word and Outlook

The World Map 🗺  sign does NOT have an inbuilt shortcut in Word.

Use the standard Word Alt + X symbol shortcut 1f5fA then Alt + X

Once in a document you can copy it to AutoCorrect and make your own shortcut.

Office Icons

A quick alternative to the World Map symbol is the Microsoft Stock Icons.  Insert | Icons then search for ‘Map’

Here’s a close-up view of some world map icons. There are also icons for continents, like North America.

Window 11/10 Emoji Panel

The Windows 11/10 Emoji Panel has the World Map 🗺  character. Use Win + . (period/fullstop) to open the panel then search for ‘Map’.

See Emoji Panel is part of Windows 11/10 that totally sucks

MacOS and Office for Mac inserting characters

On a Mac, to enter the World Map 🗺 symbol:

  • Command + Control + Spacebar shortcut to open the Character Viewer.  
  • Search for “ World Map “  or just “ Map “ and the Viewer should find the symbol you need.

Despite the name Character Viewer, the Apple system tool will also insert characters into any program, including Office for Mac.

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