Margaret Rouse is an award-winning technical writer and teacher known for her ability to explain complex technical subjects simply to a non-technical, business audience. Over…
A country code top-level domain (ccTLD) is a top-level
domain name that is used to define the domain for a particular country or
a geographical area. Every country has a domain name reserved for it; this is
generally denoted by a ccTLD, which is generally
two letters long.
Every country, geographical area, sovereign state or a dependent territory has its own two-letter code that defines its country code top-level domain.
Some of the most common ccTLDs are:
However, organizations often choose to use top-level domain names like .com, .net and .org rather than using their country’s ccTLD.
Techopedia’s editorial policy is centered on delivering thoroughly researched, accurate, and unbiased content. We uphold strict sourcing standards, and each page undergoes diligent review by our team of top technology experts and seasoned editors. This process ensures the integrity, relevance, and value of our content for our readers.
Margaret is an award-winning technical writer and teacher known for her ability to explain complex technical subjects to a non-technical business audience. Over the past twenty years, her IT definitions have been published by Que in an encyclopedia of technology terms and cited in articles by the New York Times, Time Magazine, USA Today, ZDNet, PC Magazine, and Discovery Magazine. She joined Techopedia in 2011. Margaret's idea of a fun day is helping IT and business professionals learn to speak each other’s highly specialized languages.
What is WeChat? WeChat is a comprehensive messaging app developed by Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent. WeChat is a so-called super...
Nicole WillingTechnology Journalist
What is an Alternate Reality Game? An alternate reality game (ARG) is an interactive, interdisciplinary group activity that weaves game...
Margaret RouseTechnology Expert
What is Life360? Life360 is a popular networking app designed to keep family and friends connected and safe. It provides...
Trending NewsLatest GuidesReviewsTerm of the Day