.zr is the former Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Zaire. When Zaire was renamed to Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1997, .zr was phased out and .cd took its place. In 2001, .zr was deleted.[1]

TLD typeCountry code top-level domain
SponsorInterpoint SARL
Intended useEntities connected with  Zaire
Actual useSaw some use before being phased out between 1997 and 2001
Registration restrictionsNo registrations are now taking place
StructureNot in root
DocumentsIANA report on deletion
Dispute policiesNone
Registry websiteNone

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Report on zr domain deletion". iana.org. Retrieved January 17, 2021.