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Introduced14 February 1995 (1995-02-14)
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
RegistryNetwork Information Center - Côte d'Ivoire
SponsorInstitut National Polytechnique Felix Houphouet Boigny
Intended useEntities connected with  Côte d'Ivoire
Actual useGets some use in Côte d'Ivoire
Registered domains17,220 (December 12, 2022 (2022-12-12))[1]
Registration restrictionsName must match official name of company, organization, or trademark
StructureRegistrations are made directly at the second level, or at the 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.[2]

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[3] – Governmental organizations


  1. ^ "Nic.ci". Nic.ci. 2022-12-12. Archived from the original on 2022-12-12. Retrieved 2022-12-12.
  2. ^ IANA .ci whois information
  3. ^ The government of Côte d'Ivoire uses https://www.gouv.ci/

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