If the prized domain name that you wanted to get is not available
at the top .COM, .NET or .ORG level, you should seriously consider
the bevy of country domain name options that may be available to you.
Below, we take a quick look at some of the more popular options for
these country domain names. Note though, using a country domain name
extension is not for everyone or every business, thus you should ensure
that when you choose your domain name and extension that you don't
pick one that could lead to your visitors being confused about who
you are or what your site is really about.
Marketed as "America's Internet Address", .US domain names
are available to American citizens, businesses, organizations and
Official domain registry of the islands of the Philippines.
.ST is the official domain name extension for the country São
Tomé and Principe. Through Nic.St, you can register a .ST domain
name - even if you are not a resident of São Tomé and
Principe. This is because they are currently marketing it to the world
as the "STREET" domain.
The .Ws domain name belongs to the tiny island nation of Western Samoa,
deep in the South Pacific. It is now being actively marketed worldwide
as the ‘WebSite’ top-level domain.
Website of CIRA, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority.
Official site of Nominet UK, the registry for .UK internet names.
South Africa's official domain name extension.
Domain names for the Turks & Caicos Islands in the Caribbean.
This country domain name is run by AdamsNames which also runs the
follow country domain names:
.VG (British Virgin islands)
.GS (South Georgia and the South Sandwich islands)
.TF (French Southern Territories)