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The .UG Domain

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Since 1995

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 .ug websites

Global 5,788.
Global 15,029.
Global 19,454.
Global 52,476.

About .ug

What is .ug?

The .ug domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Uganda.
Uganda with its estimated population of 34,131,400, ranks as the 11th most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .ug extension are very popular in Uganda and around its geographical area. You can register your own .ug domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .ug ccTLD (country code top-level domain) is active since 1995.

Who can register .ug domain?

The .ug web name can be registered by companies or individuals.

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

A .ug domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Uganda. In Uganda the major language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world. A website with a .ug 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 a web name always remember the following limitations:
The only valid characters for a .ug web name are english language letters, numbers and a dashes (-).
A web name may start with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain can neither begin nor end with hyphens. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
For .ug registered domain name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
The name that does not follow the above limitations will not be accepted for registration.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .ug domain can be registered 1 to 2 years at one time.