What is .mu?
The .mu domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Mauritius.
Mauritius with its estimated population of 1,237,091, ranks as the 46th most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .mu extension are very popular in Mauritius and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .mu domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .mu ccTLD (country code top-level domain) is active since 1995.
Who can register .mu domain?
The .mu web name can be registered by companies or individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .mu extension?
A .mu domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Mauritius.
In Mauritius the national language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .mu 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:
Characters allowed in a .mu domain: (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789-).
A domain has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain can neither start nor end with dashes.
A .mu domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.mu).
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .mu domain must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
You cannot register your name if you don't follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Allowable registration term for .mu web name is 1 year till maximum 10 years.
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