What is .mp?
The .mp domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Northern Mariana Islands.
Northern Mariana Islands with its estimated population of 53,883, ranks as the 17th most populous country in Oceania.
These domains with the .mp extension are very popular in Northern Mariana Islands and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .mp domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .mp has been introduced in 1996 and gaining popularity since then.
Who can register .mp domain?
The .mp extension can be registered by legal entities and individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .mp extension?
A .mp domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Northern Mariana Islands.
In Northern Mariana Islands the common language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .mp 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 characteristics that a domain can have:
To name your .mp web name you can use any letters A through Z, digits between 0 and 9 and dashes (-).
A domain name has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain name can neither start nor end with dashes.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .mp domain length should be between 3-63 characters.
You cannot register your domain if you don't follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .mp domain name can be registered 1 to 2 years at a time.
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