What is .sk?
The .sk domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Slovakia.
Slovakia with its estimated population of 5,445,324, ranks as the 26th most populous country in Europe.
The .sk domain currently the 23rd most favored ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Europe.
Today .sk has more than 284,318 registered domain names.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .sk domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .sk ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1993.
Who can register .sk domain?
The .sk domain can be registered by legal entities or individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .sk extension?
A .sk domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Slovakia.
In Slovakia the first language is Slovak.
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 .sk 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:
In a .sk web name you can use English letters (a-z), numbers (i.e.0-9) and hyphen "-" or a combination of these.
A domain has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Dashes cannot begin or end your web name.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
For .sk registered domain name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
You cannot register your web name if you don't follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .sk domain can be registered 1 to 10 years at once.
Good luck for naming your new website!