The .bi Domain

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Since 1996

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
English 54.8%
German 6.3%
Russian 5.7%
Spanish 4.7%
Most popular Domains on the Web
246 million domain names registered globally
.NET 6.0%
.ORG 4.2%

Top .bi websites

Global 137,659.
Global 224,655.
Global 234,621.
Global 524,311.

About .bi

What is .bi?

The .bi web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Burundi.
Burundi with its estimated population of 8,749,000, ranks as the 33rd most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .bi extension are very popular in Burundi and around its geographical area. You can register your own .bi domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .bi has been introduced in 1996 and gaining popularity since then.

Who can register .bi domain?

The .bi domain name can be registered by any organisation or individuals.

Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .bi extension?

A .bi domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Burundi. In Burundi the national language is Kirundi. 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 .bi 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. Additionally, country code top-level domain gives you the opportunity to find domain hacks much easier.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?

The following are the main criteria that a domain name has to be:
In a .bi domain alphabets, numbers, dashes (-) or combination of these are accepted.
A name has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name cannot start or end with dashes. A .bi domain name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .bi domain name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
You cannot register your domain name if you don't follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .bi domain registration time: 1-10 years registration are allowed at one time.