What is .cat?
The .cat domain name is a gTLD (generic top-level domain) and the Internet code for Catalan language .
The .cat domain name presently the 9th most valued gTLD (generic top-level domain) used on the Internet.
The .cat extension has more than 61,402 registrations.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
The .cat gTLD (generic top-level domain) is active since 2005.
Who can register .cat domain?
Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a domain name with a .cat extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .cat extension?
At .cat gTLD (generic top-level domain) the primary used language is Catalan.
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.
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:
Characters allowed in a .cat domain: (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789-).
A web name has to 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.
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .cat domain length may vary, from 2 to 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain doesn’t follow the above restrictions.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .cat domain can be registered 1 to 10 years at a time.
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