.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
During the 2011 Egyptian protests, domain .eg was shut down by the government.
|TLD type||Country code top-level domain|
|Registry||Egyptian Universities Network|
|Sponsor||Egyptian Universities Network|
|Intended use||Entities connected with Egypt|
|Actual use||Popular in Egypt|
|Structure||Registrations are at the second level, and at the third level beneath various second-level labels|
|Registry website||Registration info|
There are eleven second-level domains. Registrations are possible at the second level (directly under .eg) or at the third level beneath these names.
- .ac.eg: Academic sites.
- .com.eg: Commercial sites.
- .edu.eg: Educational sites.
- .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.
- .org.eg: Egyptian organizations.
- .sci.eg: Scientific sites.
- .sport.eg: Sports sites.
- .tv.eg: Visual media.
- "First IDN ccTLDs Requests Successfully Pass String Evaluation". ICANN. 2010-01-21.
- 'Historic' day as first non-latin web addresses go live, BBC, 6 May 2010.
- Egyptian Internet shutdown by government, CNN, January 28, 2011.
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