The .sd Domain

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Since 1997

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
English 54.8%
German 6.3%
Russian 5.7%
Spanish 4.7%
Most popular Domains on the Web
246 million domain names registered globally
.NET 6.0%
.ORG 4.2%

Top .sd websites

Global 28,700.
Global 36,743.
Global 48,412.
Global 71,799.

About .sd

What is .sd?

The .sd web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Sudan.
Sudan with its estimated population of 30,894,000, ranks as the 13th most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .sd extension are very popular in Sudan and around its geographical area. You can register your own .sd domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .sd has been around and gaining popularity since 1997.

Who can register .sd domain?

Only legal entities are allowed to buy and register their domain name with a .sd extension.

Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .sd extension?

A .sd domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Sudan. In Sudan the official language is Arabic. 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 .sd 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. Additionally, country code top-level domain gives you the opportunity to find domain hacks much easier.
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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 .sd domain can contain the English-language letters A through Z, the digits 0 through 9 and hyphen "-".
A domain has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The name can neither begin nor end with hyphens. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .sd web name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
The domain name that does not follow the above limitations will not be accepted for registration.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .sd domain can be registered 1 to 10 years at a time.