What is .eg?
The .eg web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Egypt.
Egypt with its estimated population of 83,828,000, ranks as the 3rd most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .eg extension are very popular in Egypt and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .eg domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .eg domain has been around since 1990.
Who can register .eg domain?
Only companies are allowed to buy and register their domain with a .eg extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .eg extension?
A .eg domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Egypt.
In Egypt the official 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 .eg 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?
The following are the main criteria that a domain has to be:
For a .eg domain name use only letters, numbers, or hyphen "-".
A domain has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
Hyphens cannot start or end your domain.
A .eg domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.eg).
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
The .eg web name length may vary, from 3 to 22 types.
The domain that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .eg web name registration time: 1-10 years registration are authorized at once.
Good luck for naming your new website!