What is .bz?
The .bz domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Belize.
Belize with its estimated population of 312,971, ranks as the 20th most populous country in North America.
These days .bz is the 4th most popular ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in North America.
There are more than 47,000 such domain names.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .bz domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .bz has been around and gaining popularity since 1991.
Who can register .bz domain?
The .bz web name can be registered by companies and individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .bz extension?
A .bz domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Belize.
In Belize the major language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .bz 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?
When choosing a domain you should remember these restrictions:
To name your .bz domain you can use any letters A through Z, digits between 0 and 9 and hyphen "-".
A domain name may start with a digit and end with a digit.
Hyphens cannot start or end your web name.
A .bz web name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.bz).
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
The .bz web name length should be between 3-63 characters.
The domain name that does not follow the above criterias will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Authorized registration interval for .bz domain is 1 year till maximum 2 years.
Good luck for naming your new website!