What is .gt?
The .gt domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Guatemala.
Guatemala with its estimated population of 14,713,763, ranks as the 4th most populous country in North America.
These days .gt is the 7th most popular ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in North America.
The .gt extension has more than 12,700 registrations.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .gt domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gt domain registration in Guatemala started in 1992.
Who can register .gt domain?
Any individual or legal entity are allowed to register a .gt domain.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .gt extension?
A .gt extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Guatemala.
In Guatemala the first language is Spanish.
Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .gt 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?
When choosing a domain always remember the following criterias:
A .gt web name can have alphabets, numbers and dashes "-" or any of these combinations.
A domain has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name cannot begin or end with hyphens.
A .gt name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.gt).
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .gt domain name must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
The domain name that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .gt web name can be registered 2 to 10 years at a time.
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