The .dz Domain

Registered Domains
.DZ is the
most popular ccTLD in Africa
The main Language used
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Domain Registration term in years
Domain Character Limit
Domain Registration
Since 1994

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 .dz websites

Global 452.
Global 10,364.
Global 34,037.
Global 35,342.

About .dz

What is .dz?

The .dz web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Algeria.
Algeria with its estimated population of 37,800,000, ranks as the 10th most populous country in Africa. Presently .dz is the 2nd most favored ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Africa. Today .dz has more than 4,643 registered domain names. This means that people like and trust this domain name. You can register your own .dz domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .dz ccTLD (country code top-level domain) registration started in 1994.

Who can register .dz domain?

Only legal entities are allowed to buy and register their domain with a .dz extension.

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

A .dz domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Algeria. In Algeria the common 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 .dz 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 main characteristics criterias of a domain:
To name your .dz domain you can use any letters A through Z, digits between 0 and 9 and hyphen "-".
A name has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name cannot start or end with dashes. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .dz web name length may vary, from 2 to 24 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your name doesn’t follow the above restrictions.

Domain name registration term allowance:

Permitted registration period for .dz domain is 1 year till maximum 2 years.