The .cd Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
69,575,000
The main Language used
French
Register .CD as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Domain Registration term in years
1-5
Domain Character Limit
4-63
Domain Registration
cd
Active
Since 1997

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
4.7%
6.3%
5.7%
54.8%
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%
.DE
6.1%
.COM
43%

Top .cd websites

Global 6,571.
Global 9,741.
Global 11,950.
Global 16,248.

About .cd

What is .cd?

The .cd domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Democratic Republic of the Congo with its estimated population of 69,575,000, ranks as the 5th most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .cd extension are very popular in Democratic Republic of the Congo and around its geographical area. You can register your own .cd domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .cd domain registration in Democratic Republic of the Congo started in 1997.

Who can register .cd domain?

The .cd domain name can be registered by companies or individuals.

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

A .cd extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Democratic Republic of the Congo. In Democratic Republic of the Congo the common language is French. French is the 5th most used website language in the world. A website with a .cd 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?

When choosing a domain always remember the following restrictions:
In a .cd domain alphabets, numbers, dashes "-" or combination of these are accepted.
A domain has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
Hyphens cannot start or end your domain name. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The minimum length of a domain name under the top level domain .cd is 4 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters.
The name that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .cd web name registration duration: 1-5 years registration are permitted at a time.