Internet Domains

Internet Domains
Domain Where What Who Administers
(See also ICANN Accredited Registrars)
Generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs)
New gTLDs, beginning 2014: .app, .bike, .blog, .clothing, .construction, .guru, .holdings, .menu, .online, .photography, .plumbing, .shop, .singles, .technology, .ventures, and many more
.aero International Aviation Societe Internationale de Telecommunications Aeronautiques (SITA)
.biz International Commercial businesses Neulevel
.com International Unrestricted, but originally intended for companies Verisign
.coop International Cooperatives
.info International Information providers Afilias
.int International International treaty organizations IANA
.jobs International Human resources Afilias
.mobi International Sites for mobile devices dotMobi
.museum International Museums Museum Domain Management Association
.name International Individuals Global Name Registry
.net International Unrestricted, but originally intended for Internet service providers Verisign
.org International Unrestricted, but originally intended for nonprofits Public Interest Registry
.pro International Professionals Registry Pro
.tel International For businesses and individuals to publish their contact data Telnic
.travel International Travel industry Tralliance
U.S.-specific Domains
.edu U.S Postsecondary institutions accredited by the U.S. Dept. of Education Educause
.gov U.S Civilian agencies of the U.S. federal government, but some state governments got .gov domains early on U.S. General Services Administration []
.mil U.S U.S. military agencies U.S. Dept. of Defense Network Information Center []
.us U.S Was: State and local governments, schools, and other organizations tied to specific localities
Now: Anyone or any organization in the U.S
Regional and Country Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs)
.asia Asia/Pacific Organizations in Asia and the Pacific (including Australia) DotAsia
.cat Catalan community Catalan-language sites Domini punt cat
.eu Europe Organizations in Europe
Other Countries Nations and territories of the world Organizations in a particular country not covered by the above TLDs IANA Root Zone Database
Whois for Americas, sub-Saharan Africa:
Whois for Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Central Asia:
Whois for East Asia, Pacific:
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Updated: March 15, 2015