National domains

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National domains

(country code Top-Level Domain)
The top-level domain for the country in question. Only 2-character domains.
address: Canada
Encodes and decodes national domain names, for example:
or backward.

Euro DNS

Registrar of European domains. - registrar of Asian domains.

National Domains only 243, According to the number of 2-letter codes of countries and territories in accordance with the international standard ISO 3166-1

Domain .TV was used as an international one.
the Head of the country has concluded the corresponding contract with the Canadian businessman.
However, domain ownership remains for the country.

Domain registration

  1. Closed registration, only for citizens are strange.

  2. Open Registration, for all comers, only pay.

There are countries, for example, Ukraine, Israel, Japan, Mexico ... which allow you to register only domains of the 2nd level, .ORG.UA, .CO.JP.
Level 1 domain can only be purchased by organizations that have an officially registered corresponding company name.

This was the country of Great Britain. Now in the UK, the registration of domains of the 1st level is open.
But if you have a domain in the .CO.UK zone, the corresponding domain name is stored for free in the .UK zone.

If you do not use the 1st-level domain reserved for you for 5 years, It can be registered by anyone.

Special Registration

They are increasingly trying to earn money by selling domains, so they create new domain zones, open a registration for foreigners.

Registration of 2-character domains.
Not every country allows you to buy a 2-character domain.
If they allow you to buy, it's very expensive.
So only leading portals can buy, like

  1. VK -
  2. Classmates -
  3. Yandex -
  4. -
Today it became a rule to sell "beautiful names" in tripod. These are usually short successful words for this domain zone.

However, it is better to come up with a unique name, create a new word, like Google, Yahu or Yandex.