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.ci
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Introduced1995 (1995)
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
StatusActive
RegistryNetwork Information Center - Côte d'Ivoire
SponsorInstitut National Polytechnique Felix Houphouet Boigny
Intended useEntities connected with  Ivory Coast
Actual useGets some use in Cote d'Ivoire
Registered domains9,158 (July 25, 2017 (2017-07-25)).ci registry
Registration restrictionsName must match official name of company, organization, or trademark
StructureRegistrations are made directly at the second level, or at third level beneath some second-level labels
DocumentsCharte de nommage
Registry Websitenic.ci

.ci is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Côte d'Ivoire.[1]

Domain names[edit]

In most situations, specific registrations are done using a second level domain name. Côte d'Ivoire also makes use of a special convention with an introductory name such as chu- instead of the second level domain name.

  • Embassies: amb-name.ci
  • Hospitals: chu-name.ci
  • Tourism Offices: ot-name.ci
  • Universities: univ-name.ci
  • Companies House: cci-name.ci
  • City Halls: mairie-name.ci

Secondary level domains[edit]

The following are the existing second level names. The registration services offer to add more if necessary.

  • .org.ci, or.ci – International Organization
  • .com.ci, co.ci – Commercial Organization, Business
  • .edu.ci, ed.ci, ac.ci – Education, schools, universities, academies
  • .net.ci – Network related businesses
  • .go.ci[2] – Governmental organizations
  • int.ci – International organizations

References[edit]

  1. ^ IANA .ci whois information
  2. ^ The government of Côte d'Ivoire uses http://www.gouv.ci/

External links[edit]