What is .lv?
The .lv domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Latvia.
Latvia with its estimated population of 2,070,371, ranks as the 34th most populous country in Europe.
The .lv domain name presently the 28th most popular ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Europe.
There are more than 105,000 .lv addresses.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .lv domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .lv ccTLD (country code top-level domain) active and gaining popularity since 1993.
Who can register .lv domain?
The .lv domain can be registered by any organisation and individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .lv extension?
A .lv extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Latvia.
In Latvia the primary used language is Latvian.
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 .lv 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 following are the main criteria that a domain name has to be:
The only valid characters for a .lv web name are letters, numbers and the symbol "-".
A domain has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot start or end your domain name.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .lv web name length should be between 3-63 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .lv web name registration duration: 1-10 years registration are allowable at a time.
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