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    Special reserved & common TLDs:
    .AERO ---> RESERVED FOR MEMBERS OF THE AIR-TRANSPORT INDUSTRY
    .ASIA ---> RESTRICTED TO THE PAN-ASIA AND ASIA PACIFIC COMMUNITY
    .BIZ ---> RESTRICTED FOR BUSINESS
    .CAT ---> RESERVED FOR THE CATALAN LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL COMMUNITY
    .COM ---> GENERIC TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN
    .COOP ---> RESERVED FOR COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS
    .EDU ---> RESERVED FOR POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS
    .GOV ---> RESERVED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
    .INFO ---> GENERIC TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN
    .INT ---> USED ONLY FOR REGISTERING ORGANIZATIONS ESTABLISHED BY INTERNATIONAL TREATIES BETWEEN GOVERNMENTS
    .JOBS ---> RESERVED FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGERS
    .MIL ---> RESERVED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE UNITED STATES MILITARY
    .MOBI ---> RESERVED FOR CONSUMERS AND PROVIDERS OF MOBILE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
    .MUSEUM ---> RESERVED FOR MUSEUMS
    .NAME ---> RESERVED FOR INDIVIDUALS
    .NET ---> GENERIC TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN
    .ORG ---> GENERIC TOP-LEVEL DOMAIN
    .PRO ---> RESTRICTED TO CREDENTIALED PROFESSIONALS AND RELATED ENTITIES
    .TEL ---> RESERVED FOR BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS TO PUBLISH THEIR CONTACT DATA
    .TRAVEL ---> RESERVED FOR ENTITIES WHOSE PRIMARY AREA OF ACTIVITY IS IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY
    ccTLD:
    A country code top-level domain (ccTLD) is an Internet top-level domain generally used or reserved for a country (a sovereign state or a dependent territory). All ccTLD identifiers are two letters long, and all two-letter top-level domains are ccTLDs. Creation and delegation of ccTLDs is performed by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
    .AC ---> ASCENSION ISLAND
    .AD ---> ANDORRA
    .AE ---> UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
    .AF ---> AFGHANISTAN
    .AG ---> ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
    .AI ---> ANGUILLA
    .AL ---> ALBANIA
    .AM ---> ARMENIA
    .AN ---> NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
    .AO ---> ANGOLA
    .AQ ---> ANTARCTICA
    .AR ---> ARGENTINA
    .AS ---> AMERICAN SAMOA
    .AT ---> AUSTRIA
    .AU ---> AUSTRALIA
    .AW ---> ARUBA
    .AX ---> ALAND ISLANDS
    .AZ ---> AZERBAIJAN
    .BA ---> BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
    .BB ---> BARBADOS
    .BD ---> BANGLADESH
    .BE ---> BELGIUM
    .BF ---> BURKINA FASO
    .BG ---> BULGARIA
    .BH ---> BAHRAIN
    .BI ---> BURUNDI
    .BJ ---> BENIN
    .BL ---> SAINT BARTHELEMY
    .BM ---> BERMUDA
    .BN ---> BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
    .BO ---> BOLIVIA
    .BR ---> BRAZIL
    .BS ---> BAHAMAS
    .BT ---> BHUTAN
    .BV ---> BOUVET ISLAND
    .BW ---> BOTSWANA
    .BY ---> BELARUS
    .BZ ---> BELIZE
    .CA ---> CANADA
    .CC ---> COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS
    .CD ---> CONGO
    .CF ---> CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
    .CG ---> CONGO
    .CH ---> SWITZERLAND
    .CI ---> COTE D'IVOIRE
    .CK ---> COOK ISLANDS
    .CL ---> CHILE
    .CM ---> CAMEROON
    .CN ---> CHINA
    .CO ---> COLOMBIA
    .CR ---> COSTA RICA
    .CU ---> CUBA
    .CV ---> CAPE VERDE
    .CX ---> CHRISTMAS ISLAND
    .CY ---> CYPRUS
    .CZ ---> CZECH REPUBLIC
    .DE ---> GERMANY
    .DJ ---> DJIBOUTI
    .DK ---> DENMARK
    .DM ---> DOMINICA
    .DO ---> DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
    .DZ ---> ALGERIA
    .EC ---> ECUADOR
    .EE ---> ESTONIA
    .EG ---> EGYPT
    .EH ---> WESTERN SAHARA
    .ER ---> ERITREA
    .ES ---> SPAIN
    .ET ---> ETHIOPIA
    .EU ---> EUROPEAN UNION
    .FI ---> FINLAND
    .FJ ---> FIJI
    .FK ---> FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)
    .FM ---> MICRONESIA
    .FO ---> FAROE ISLANDS
    .FR ---> FRANCE
    .GA ---> GABON
    .GB ---> UNITED KINGDOM
    .GD ---> GRENADA
    .GE ---> GEORGIA
    .GF ---> FRENCH GUIANA
    .GG ---> GUERNSEY
    .GH ---> GHANA
    .GI ---> GIBRALTAR
    .GL ---> GREENLAND
    .GM ---> GAMBIA
    .GN ---> GUINEA
    .GP ---> GUADELOUPE
    .GQ ---> EQUATORIAL GUINEA
    .GR ---> GREECE
    .GS ---> SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS
    .GT ---> GUATEMALA
    .GU ---> GUAM
    .GW ---> GUINEA-BISSAU
    .GY ---> GUYANA
    .HK ---> HONG KONG
    .HM ---> HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS
    .HN ---> HONDURAS
    .HR ---> CROATIA
    .HT ---> HAITI
    .HU ---> HUNGARY
    .ID ---> INDONESIA
    .IE ---> IRELAND
    .IL ---> ISRAEL
    .IM ---> ISLE OF MAN
    .IN ---> INDIA
    .IO ---> BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
    .IQ ---> IRAQ
    .IR ---> IRAN
    .IS ---> ICELAND
    .IT ---> ITALY
    .JE ---> JERSEY
    .JM ---> JAMAICA
    .JO ---> JORDAN
    .JP ---> JAPAN
    .KE ---> KENYA
    .KG ---> KYRGYZSTAN
    .KH ---> CAMBODIA
    .KI ---> KIRIBATI
    .KM ---> COMOROS
    .KN ---> SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
    .KP ---> DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA
    .KR ---> REPUBLIC OF KOREA
    .KW ---> KUWAIT
    .KY ---> CAYMAN ISLANDS
    .KZ ---> KAZAKHSTAN
    .LA ---> LAO
    .LB ---> LEBANON
    .LC ---> SAINT LUCIA
    .LI ---> LIECHTENSTEIN
    .LK ---> SRI LANKA
    .LR ---> LIBERIA
    .LS ---> LESOTHO
    .LT ---> LITHUANIA
    .LU ---> LUXEMBOURG
    .LV ---> LATVIA
    .LY ---> LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA
    .MA ---> MOROCCO
    .MC ---> MONACO
    .MD ---> REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
    .ME ---> MONTENEGRO
    .MF ---> SAINT MARTIN
    .MG ---> MADAGASCAR
    .MH ---> MARSHALL ISLANDS
    .MK ---> THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
    .ML ---> MALI
    .MM ---> MYANMAR
    .MN ---> MONGOLIA
    .MO ---> MACAO
    .MP ---> NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
    .MQ ---> MARTINIQUE
    .MR ---> MAURITANIA
    .MS ---> MONTSERRAT
    .MT ---> MALTA
    .MU ---> MAURITIUS
    .MV ---> MALDIVES
    .MW ---> MALAWI
    .MX ---> MEXICO
    .MY ---> MALAYSIA
    .MZ ---> MOZAMBIQUE
    .NA ---> NAMIBIA
    .NC ---> NEW CALEDONIA
    .NE ---> NIGER
    .NF ---> NORFOLK ISLAND
    .NG ---> NIGERIA
    .NI ---> NICARAGUA
    .NL ---> NETHERLANDS
    .NO ---> NORWAY
    .NP ---> NEPAL
    .NR ---> NAURU
    .NU ---> NIUE
    .NZ ---> NEW ZEALAND
    .OM ---> OMAN
    .PA ---> PANAMA
    .PE ---> PERU
    .PF ---> FRENCH POLYNESIA
    .PG ---> PAPUA NEW GUINEA
    .PH ---> PHILIPPINES
    .PK ---> PAKISTAN
    .PL ---> POLAND
    .PM ---> SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON
    .PN ---> PITCAIRN
    .PS ---> OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORY
    .PT ---> PORTUGAL
    .PW ---> PALAU
    .PY ---> PARAGUAY
    .QA ---> QATAR
    .RE ---> REUNION
    .RO ---> ROMANIA
    .RS ---> SERBIA
    .RU ---> RUSSIAN FEDERATION
    .RW ---> RWANDA
    .SA ---> SAUDI ARABIA
    .SB ---> SOLOMON ISLANDS
    .SC ---> SEYCHELLES
    .SD ---> SUDAN
    .SE ---> SWEDEN
    .SG ---> SINGAPORE
    .SH ---> SAINT HELENA
    .SI ---> SLOVENIA
    .SJ ---> SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN
    .SK ---> SLOVAKIA
    .SL ---> SIERRA LEONE
    .SM ---> SAN MARINO
    .SN ---> SENEGAL
    .SO ---> SOMALIA
    .SR ---> SURINAME
    .ST ---> SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
    .SU ---> SOVIET UNION (BEING PHASED OUT)
    .SV ---> EL SALVADOR
    .SY ---> SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
    .SZ ---> SWAZILAND
    .TC ---> TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
    .TD ---> CHAD
    .TF ---> FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES
    .TG ---> TOGO
    .TH ---> THAILAND
    .TJ ---> TAJIKISTAN
    .TK ---> TOKELAU
    .TL ---> TIMOR-LESTE
    .TM ---> TURKMENISTAN
    .TN ---> TUNISIA
    .TO ---> TONGA
    .TP ---> PORTUGUESE TIMOR (BEING PHASED OUT)
    .TR ---> TURKEY
    .TT ---> TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
    .TV ---> TUVALU
    .TW ---> TAIWAN
    .TZ ---> UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
    .UA ---> UKRAINE
    .UG ---> UGANDA
    .UK ---> UNITED KINGDOM
    .UM ---> UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS
    .US ---> UNITED STATES
    .UY ---> URUGUAY
    .UZ ---> UZBEKISTAN
    .VA ---> HOLY SEE (VATICAN CITY STATE)
    .VC ---> SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
    .VE ---> BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF VENEZUELA
    .VG ---> VIRGIN ISLANDS, BRITISH
    .VI ---> VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S.
    .VN ---> VIET NAM
    .VU ---> VANUATU
    .WF ---> WALLIS AND FUTUNA
    .WS ---> SAMOA
    .YE ---> YEMEN
    .YT ---> MAYOTTE
    .YU ---> YUGOSLAVIA
    .ZA ---> SOUTH AFRICA
    .ZM ---> ZAMBIA
    .ZW ---> ZIMBABWE
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  • #2
    Hello Rock, thanks a lot for the useful list of TLD's. This would be very help.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by phoenix65 View Post
      Hello Rock, thanks a lot for the useful list of TLD's. This would be very help.
      You're welcome
      Rock _a.k.a._ Jack Daniel

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      • #4
        Domain Hosting

        for people like me who doesn't know the different TLDs, your post is a very big help....thanks for posting..keep it uP!

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        • #5
          Originally posted by pwslinks View Post
          for people like me who doesn't know the different TLDs, your post is a very big help....thanks for posting..keep it uP!
          You're welcome..
          Rock _a.k.a._ Jack Daniel

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          • #6
            great information... Where u get all these from??
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            • #7
              do you know where for example i could buy a domain name with the .lk extension?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by mrmj80 View Post
                do you know where for example i could buy a domain name with the .lk extension?
                For the registration of .lk domains, you need to contact LK Domain Registry.

                LK Domain Registry

                .LK domain is ccTLD ( country code top-level domain ). For the registration of .lk domains, you need to contact LK Domain Registry. You may go through the above provided url which would help you in locating the agent's for domain registration services.

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                • #9
                  Not all of these domains are available for international registration, right? I tried to register a .us domain and it told me I need to provide documents that I am a resident of the USA (which I am not)...

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                  • #10
                    .US is one of the restrictive country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United States. Registrants of .us domains must be the US citizens or a foreign entity with a presence in the United States, so not everyone is entitled to get .us domain registered.

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                    • #11
                      Thanks AP, I didn't know that. Does it also apply to any other ccTLD like co.uk? Is it not enough to host your website for the domain on a UK based hosting server like EUKhost?

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by BillyGreen View Post
                        Thanks AP, I didn't know that. Does it also apply to any other ccTLD like co.uk? Is it not enough to host your website for the domain on a UK based hosting server like EUKhost?
                        Incase of eUKhost since they serve customers from all across the globe and not just the one's in the UK, a .com extension is the most appropriate I'd say. Whereas if it'd be a company that has its targeted audience in the UK, a .co.uk domain would probably be more effective.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by BillyGreen View Post
                          Does it also apply to any other ccTLD like co.uk? Is it not enough to host your website for the domain on a UK based hosting server like EUKhost?
                          No, that does not apply to a .com or .co.uk domain TLD's. You can register a .co.uk domain even if you are not a resident of the UK and are in no way related to the UK.

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                          • #14
                            Thanks from starinfranet

                            Thanx dear! you shared ur knowledge with us...

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                            • #15
                              Same is the case with the .CO domain name. You may register it from any corner of the world.:smile:

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