# Hexagonal symmetry

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Hexagonal symmetry | |
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File:Hexagon with symmetry axes.svg | |

Rank | 2 |

Space | Spherical |

Order | 12 |

Info | |

Coxeter diagram | |

Elements | |

Axes | 6 × A_{1} |

Related polytopes | |

Omnitruncate | Dihexagon |

**Hexagonal symmetry**, also known as **higgic symmetry** and notated as **G _{2}**, is a 2D spherical Coxeter group. It is the symmetry group of the hexagon, with 6 rotation and 6 reflection elements.

### Subgroups[edit | edit source]

- Chiral hexagonal symmetry (maximal)
- Triangular symmetry (maximal)
- Chiral triangular symmetry
- Rectangular symmetry (maximal)
- Inversion symmetry
- Reflection symmetry
- Identity symmetry