What is .gn?
The .gn domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Guinea.
Guinea with its estimated population of 10,824,200, ranks as the 28th most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .gn extension are very popular in Guinea and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .gn domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gn domain registration in Guinea started in 1994.
Who can register .gn domain?
Only companies are allowed to buy and register their web name with a .gn extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .gn extension?
A .gn domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Guinea.
In Guinea the national language is French.
French is the 5th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .gn 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 limitations of a domain:
In a .gn domain name you can use English letters (a-z), numbers (i.e.0-9) and hyphen "-" or a combination of these.
A web name may start with a digit and end with a digit.
Hyphens cannot begin or end your domain name.
A .gn domain name can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.gn).
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The minimum length of a web name under the top level domain .gn is 3 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters.
The domain name that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Acceptable registration interval for .gn domain is 1 year till maximum 10 years.
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