What is ccTLD? – Definition

ccTLD (country code top-level domain) is an Internet top-level domain. This type of domain is reserved for a country or dependent territory and always consists of two letters e.g. es, it, pl. Most of the ccTLD domains correspond to ISO 3166-1 country codes.

Examples of ccTLD

ccTLD domains examples

Apart from countries, the ccTLDs are also reserved to sovereign states or autonomous areas, e.g. a separate domain is registered for Hong Kong (.hk), which belongs to the People’s Republic of China, or the Netherlands Antilles (.an).

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