Generic, Restricted, Sponsored Top-Level Domains of Websites

Country Code for Top Level Domains

Here we are discussing some domains with their country and purpose.

Domain Country Purpose
.AE United Arab Emirates Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA).
.AF Afghanistan Ministry of Communications and IT.
.AS American Samoa AS Domain Registry.
.AT Austria .AT domain name is a vital part of your marketing and SEO strategy.
.AU Australia .au Domain Administration (auDA).
.BD Bangladesh Ministry of Post & Telecommunications
Bangladesh Secretariat.
.BR Brazil Comite Gestor da Internet no Brasil.
.CA Canada Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)
Auto rite Canadians pour les Enregistrements Internet (ACEI)
.CH Switzerland SWITCH The Swiss Education & Research Network.
.CN China Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Computer Network Center
.CY Cyprus University of Cyprus.
.EE Estonia National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics.
.EG Egypt Egyptian Universities Network (EUN).
Supreme Council of Universities
.ES Spain
.EU European Union EURid vzw/asbl.
.FJ Fiji The University of the South Pacific
IT Services.
.FR France AFNIC (NIC France) – Immeuble International.
.GB United Kingdom Reserved Domain – IANA.
.HK Hong Kong Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Ltd.
.HR Croatia CARNet – Croatian Academic and Research Network
.HU Hungary Council of Hungarian Internet Providers (CHIP).
.IN India National Centre for Software Technology
.IO British Indian Ocean Territory IO Top Level Domain Registry
Cable and Wireless.
.IQ Iraq National Communications and Media
Commission of Iraq.
.IR Iran, Islamic Republic of Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics & Mathematics (IPM)
.IT Italy IIT – CNR
.JP Japan Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd.
.KP Korea, Democratic People of Republic of Korea Computer Center.
.KR Korea Republic of National Internet Development Agency of Korea (NIDA)
.KW Kuwait Ministry of Communications
.LA Lao People’s Democratic Republic Lao National Internet Committee (LANIC)

Science Technology and Environment Agency.
.LB Lebanon American University of Beirut
Computing and Networking Services.
.LK Sri Lanka Council for Information Technology
LK Domain Registrar
.MX Mexico NIC-Mexico
ITESM – Campus Monterrey
.NG Nigeria Nigerian Government c/o National Information Technology
Development Agency (NITDA)
.NO Norway UNINETT Norid A/S
.NZ New Zealand InternetNZ
.PA Panama Universidad Tecnologica de Panama
Panamanian Academic National Network.
.PK Pakistan PKNIC
.PS Palestinian Territory, Occupied Ministry Of Telecommunications &
Information Technology,
Government Computer Center
.QA Qatar Qatar Telecom (Q-Tel) Q.S.C.
.RU Russian Federation Coordination Center for TLD RU
.SA Saudi Arabia Communications and Information Technology Commission
.SG Singapore Singapore Network Information Centre (SGNIC) Pte Ltd
.TH Thailand Thai Network Information Center Foundation
.TR Turkey Middle East Technical University
Department of Computer Engineering
.UA Ukraine Communication Systems Ltd
.UK United Kingdom Nominet UK
.US United States Minor Outlying Islands Not assigned
.YE Yemen Tele Yemen
.ZA South Africa ZA Domain Name Authority
.ZM Zambia ZAMNET Communication Systems Ltd
.ZW Zimbabwe Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ)

Generic High-Level Domains

The High-level domains in the below table are recognized by (ICANN) Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, That operates the  (IANA) Internet Assigned Numbers Authority and it’s duty of maintaining root zone of the DNS.

Domain Definition Purpose
.COM Commercial Business
.GOV Government Universities
.EDU Education U.S federal government agencies
.INT International Organization established by international treaties
.MIL Military U.S Military
.NET Network Network providers, administrator computer, network node computer
.ORG Organization Non-profit and miscellaneous organization.

Generic Restricted Top-Level Domains

The below table contains the Generic-Restricted high-level domain, its definition, and purpose.
It is similar to the generic High-level domains, only eligibility is intended to be restricted.

Restricted to credentialed professionals and related entities.

Domain Definition Purpose
.BIZ Restricted for Business It is used businesses
.NAME Reserved for individuals The Global Name Registry
.PRO PRO is used to promote your professional services or entities.your website as it go to place for information about a certain topic.

Sponsored Top-Level Domains
It is a special category of High-level domains (Top-level Domain) in the (DNS) Domain Name System maintained by (IANA).  Internet Assigned Numbers Authority sTLDs has a sponsor for specific purposes.

Domain Definition Purpose
.AERO Reserved for members of the air-transport industry Society International de Telecommunications Aeronautique S.C.
.ASIA Restricted to the Pan-Asia and Asia Pacific community Dot Asia Organization Ltd.
.CAT Reserved for the Catalan linguistic and cultural community Fundacio puntCAT
.COOP Reserved for cooperative associations Dot Cooperation LLC
.JOBS Reserved for human resource managers Employ Media LLC
.MOBI Reserved for consumers and providers of mobile products and services mTLD Top Level Domain Limited dba dot Mobi
.MUSEUM Reserved for museums Museum Domain Management Association
.TEL Reserved for businesses and individuals to publish their contact data Telnic Ltd
.TRAVEL Reserved for entities whose primary area of activity is in the travel industry Tralliance Registry Management Company, LLC.


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