What is .az?
The .az domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan with its estimated population of 9,235,100, ranks as the 28th most populous country in Asia.
These domains with the .az extension are very popular in Azerbaijan and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .az domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .az ccTLD (country code top-level domain) is active since 1993.
Who can register .az domain?
Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a web name with a .az extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .az extension?
A .az domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Azerbaijan.
In Azerbaijan the common language is Azerbaijani.
The 6 most popular languages used for websites is english, german, russian, spanish, french and chinese, but you can use any other languages as well.
A website with a .az extension helps you reach your audience easier and also give a professional look to your company. When you targeting this local market with a local domain name, you demonstrate proof of your commitment to the local customers. In this way you can maximize your website’s revenues.
Along with this, it is much easier to register a short or a common word in a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) than with other more popular domain names like .com or .net.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?
The following characteristics that a domain name can have:
To name your .az web name you can use any letters A through Z, digits between 0 and 9 and dashes "-".
A web name may begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain name cannot begin or end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The .az web name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
You cannot register your domain if you don't follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .az domain registration term: 1-10 years registration are acceptable at once.
Good luck for naming your new website!