What is .gi?
The .gi domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Gibraltar.
Gibraltar with its estimated population of 29,752, ranks as the 53rd most populous country in Europe.
These domains with the .gi extension are very popular in Gibraltar and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .gi domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gi domain registration in Gibraltar started in 1995.
Who can register .gi domain?
Only legal entities are allowed to buy and register their domain with a .gi extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .gi extension?
A .gi extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Gibraltar.
In Gibraltar the primary used language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .gi 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 main characteristics restrictions of a web name:
For a .gi domain use only letters, numbers, or dashes "-".
A domain may begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain can neither begin nor end with dashes.
A .gi domain name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.gi).
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .gi domain name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your name doesn’t follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .gi domain registration interval: 2-10 years registration are allowable at once.
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