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Introduced30 November 1990
TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
RegistryEgyptian Universities Network
SponsorEgyptian Universities Network
Intended useEntities connected with  Egypt
Actual usePopular in Egypt
StructureRegistrations are at the second level, and at the third level beneath various second-level labels
Registry websitewww.domain.eg (in Arabic)

.eg is the Latin alphabet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Egypt. Any entity who wants to register a domain name ending with .eg must have a local representative or the domain name has to be hosted on Egyptian DNS servers. Egypt's Arabic alphabet ccTLD is .مصر‎.[1][2]

Second-level domains[edit]

There are several second-level domains. Registrations are possible at the second level (directly under .eg) or at the third level beneath these names, with required documents sometimes differing depending on the one selected.[3][4]

  • .ac.eg: Academic sites.
  • .com.eg: Commercial sites.
  • .edu.eg: Educational sites.
  • .egregistry.eg: top-level domain services
  • .eun.eg: Egyptian Universities Network.
  • .gov.eg: Governmental sites.
  • .info.eg: Information sector.
  • .mil.eg: Military sites.
  • .name.eg: Personal "name" websites.
  • .net.eg: Networking and IT services.
  • .org.eg: Egyptian non-governmental organizations.
  • .sci.eg: Scientific sites.
  • .sport.eg: Sports sites.
  • .tv.eg: Visual media.


  1. ^ "First IDN ccTLDs Requests Successfully Pass String Evaluation". ICANN. 2010-01-21.
  2. ^ "'Historic' day as first non-latin web addresses go live", BBC News, 6 May 2010.
  3. ^ Subdomain Names – Domain.EG
  4. ^ Registration Requirements – Domain.EG

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