What is .zw?
The .zw web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe with its estimated population of 12,973,808, ranks as the 25th most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .zw extension are very popular in Zimbabwe and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .zw domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .zw ccTLD (country code top-level domain) active and gaining popularity since 1991.
Who can register .zw domain?
The .zw web name can be registered by any organisation and individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .zw extension?
A .zw domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Zimbabwe.
In Zimbabwe the primary used language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .zw 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 .zw domain name you can use English letters (a-z), numbers (i.e.0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these.
A web name has to begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The web name cannot begin or end with hyphens.
A .zw domain name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.zw).
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
For .zw registered web name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain doesn’t follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Minimum registration period for .zw domain name is 1 year till maximum 10 years.
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