What is .gw?
The .gw domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Guinea-Bissau.
Guinea-Bissau with its estimated population of 1,520,830, ranks as the 45th most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .gw extension are very popular in Guinea-Bissau and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .gw domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gw ccTLD (country code top-level domain) active and gaining popularity since 1997.
Who can register .gw domain?
There is no information who can register .gw domain.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .gw extension?
A .gw domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Guinea-Bissau.
In Guinea-Bissau the major language is Portuguese.
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 .gw 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 name you should remember these limitations:
The only valid characters for a .gw web name are english language letters, numbers and a hyphen "-".
A web name may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot start or end your name.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
Maximum length of a domain can’t be more than 63 characters long and can’t be less than 3 characters (including extensions like .gw).
The name that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .gw web name can be registered 1 to 10 years at one time.
Good luck for naming your new website!