What is .va?
The .va domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Vatican City.
Vatican City with its estimated population of 793, ranks as the 56th most populous country in Europe.
Nowadays .va is the 37th most likeable ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Europe.
There are more than 34 such domains.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .va domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .va ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been active since 1995.
Who can register .va domain?
There is no information who can register .va domain.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .va extension?
A .va domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Vatican City.
In Vatican City the national language is Italian.
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 .va 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?
The main characteristics limitations of a domain:
The .va web name can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and dashes "-".
A domain name may start with a digit and end with a digit.
The name cannot start or end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
For .va registered domain the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
The domain that does not follow the above criterias will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .va web name registration term: 1-10 years registration are allowable at a time.
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