What is .uy?
The .uy web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Uruguay.
Uruguay with its estimated population of 3,286,314, ranks as the 10th most populous country in South America.
The .uy domain name presently the 4th most popular ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in South America.
There are more than 74,000 such addresses.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .uy domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .uy domain registration in Uruguay started in 1990.
Who can register .uy domain?
Any individual or company are allowed to register a .uy extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .uy extension?
A .uy domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Uruguay.
In Uruguay the primary used language is Spanish.
Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .uy 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 .uy domain are english language letters, numbers and a dashes (-).
A name may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name can neither begin nor end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .uy domain name must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your name doesn’t follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .uy domain name can be registered 1 to 2 years at once.
Now it’s time to find and register the best domain name for your brand new website!