What is .re?
The .re web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Réunion.
Réunion with its estimated population of 821,136, ranks as the 48th most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .re extension are very popular in Réunion and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .re domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .re ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been active since 1997.
Who can register .re domain?
The .re web name can be registered by companies and individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .re extension?
A .re domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Réunion.
In Réunion the major language is French.
French is the 5th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .re 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 always remember the following limitations:
The .re web name can contain the English-language letters A through Z, the digits 0 through 9 and dashes (-).
A domain name may begin with a digit and end with a digit.
Dashes cannot begin or end your domain name.
A .re name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.re).
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
For .re registered domain name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .re domain name can be registered 1 to 10 years at a time.
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