What is .zm?
The .zm domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Zambia.
Zambia with its estimated population of 13,092,666, ranks as the 24th most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .zm extension are very popular in Zambia and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .zm domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .zm ccTLD (country code top-level domain) registration started in 1994.
Who can register .zm domain?
Only companies are allowed to buy and register their web name with a .zm extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .zm extension?
A .zm extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Zambia.
In Zambia the national language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .zm 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 following characteristics that a domain can have:
For a .zm domain use only letters, numbers, or hyphen (-).
A domain has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot begin or end your domain.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .zm domain must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
You cannot register your domain name if you don't follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .zm domain name registration duration: 1-10 years registration are approved at a time.
Good luck for naming your new website!