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◕ Character Type in Java.
This is one of the basic data type of Java. Other basic data types are integer type & floating point.

Character Data Type:

Let have an example first:
char firstCharacter = ‘A’;

- Here firstCharacter is a variable.
- The type of this variable is char ( i.e. character).
- In Java the type char occupies 16 bits ( 2 bytes ) of memory.
- The value of type char has to be put with in single quotes like 'A'.
- All characters in Java are stored as Unicode.

Other Basic Data Type of Java:
Integer type & floating point.

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