The .gu Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
159,358
The main Language used
English
Register .GU as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Guam
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A
gu
Active
Since 1994

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
4.7%
6.3%
5.7%
54.8%
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%
.DE
6.1%
.COM
43%

About .gu

What is .gu?

The .gu domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Guam.
Guam with its estimated population of 159,358, ranks as the 11th most populous country in Oceania. These domains with the .gu extension are very popular in Guam and around its geographical area. You can register your own .gu domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gu ccTLD (country code top-level domain) registration started in 1994.

Who can register .gu domain?

Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a domain name with a .gu extension.

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

A .gu extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Guam. In Guam the common language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world. A website with a .gu 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 following characteristics that a domain can have:
A .gu domain can have alphabets, numbers and hyphen "-" or any of these combinations.
A domain has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The name cannot start or end with hyphens. A .gu web name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.gu).
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
For .gu registered web name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain doesn’t follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

Minimum registration interval for .gu domain is 1 year till maximum 10 years.