What is .mw?
The .mw domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Malawi.
Malawi with its estimated population of 15,883,000, ranks as the 21st most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .mw extension are very popular in Malawi and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .mw domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .mw ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1997.
Who can register .mw domain?
Any individual or legal entity are allowed to register a .mw domain.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .mw extension?
A .mw domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Malawi.
In Malawi the common language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .mw 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 the name for your domain, always remember that:
The only valid characters for a .mw domain are letters, numbers and the symbol "-".
A name has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Dashes cannot begin or end your domain name.
A .mw domain can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.mw).
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The minimum length of a domain name under the top level domain .mw is 1 characters, the maximum length is 40 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .mw domain registration time: 2-10 years registration are approved at a time.
It’s only left to name your website!