What is .bh?
The .bh domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Bahrain.
Bahrain with its estimated population of 1,234,571, ranks as the 47th most populous country in Asia.
These domains with the .bh extension are very popular in Bahrain and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .bh domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .bh ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1994.
Who can register .bh domain?
Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a web name with a .bh extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .bh extension?
A .bh extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Bahrain.
In Bahrain the first language is Arabic.
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 .bh 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:
The .bh domain can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and dashes (-).
A web name may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The name cannot begin or end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
Maximum length of a domain can’t be more than 63 characters long and can’t be less than 3 characters (including extensions like .bh).
Your registration will not be accepted if your name doesn’t follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Authorized registration duration for .bh domain name is 1 year till maximum 2 years.
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