The .cv Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
491,875
The main Language used
Portuguese
Register .CV as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Cape Verde
Domain Registration term in years
1-5
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
cv
Active
Since 1996

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 .cv websites

Global 134,213.
Global 199,397.
Global 379,970.
Global 779,465.

About .cv

What is .cv?

The .cv web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Cape Verde.
Cape Verde with its estimated population of 491,875, ranks as the 53rd most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .cv extension are very popular in Cape Verde and around its geographical area. You can register your own .cv domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .cv domain registration in Cape Verde started in 1996.

Who can register .cv domain?

Only companies are allowed to buy and register their web name with a .cv extension.

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

A .cv domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Cape Verde. In Cape Verde the official language is Portuguese. 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 .cv 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 the name for your domain, always remember that:
For a .cv domain name use only letters, numbers, or dashes "-".
A web name may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Dashes cannot start or end your name. A .cv domain name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.cv).
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
The .cv web name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above restrictions.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .cv domain name registration interval: 1-5 years registration are approved at a time.