Country Code and ccTLD (country code Top Level Domain)

This is page two of a series, and it lists and discusses country codes and ccTLD’s. Page one of this series lists and discusses Language Codes and Attributes. Page three discusses gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) issues.


The top level domain (TLD) system is run by IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) which also assigns IP addresses and ranges, ports, and other related attributes.


For those of you who were wondering, ICANN is the private contractor with an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the US government that currently runs IANA, so sometimes people use the organizations interchangeably. They are not, however. As a matter of fact there are a lot of people who are not happy with ICANN.

One of my clients is Industry Canada, and I discovered a very well written description of ICANN in their website I’d like to share:Consultation on ICANN reform.

Registering a ccTLD

There are many registrars for ccTLD’s. I personally use CanReg for .ca domains, and BulkRegister for the rest.

Country Code Domain (ccTLD) List

Sorted By Country

Sorted By Domain

Afghanistan .af Ascension Island .ac
Aland Islands .ax Andorra .ad
Albania .al United Arab Emirates .ae
Algeria .dz Afghanistan .af
American Samoa .as Antigua and Barbuda .ag
Andorra .ad Anguilla .ai
Angola .ao Albania .al
Anguilla .ai Armenia .am
Antarctica .aq Netherlands Antilles .an
Antigua and Barbuda .ag Angola .ao
Argentina .ar Antarctica .aq
Armenia .am Argentina .ar
Aruba .aw American Samoa .as
Ascension Island .ac Austria .at
Australia .au Australia .au
Austria .at Aruba .aw
Azerbaijan .az Aland Islands .ax
Bahamas .bs Azerbaijan .az
Bahrain .bh Bosnia and Herzegovina .ba
Bangladesh .bd Barbados .bb
Barbados .bb Bangladesh .bd
Belarus .by Belgium .be
Belgium .be Burkina Faso .bf
Belize .bz Bulgaria .bg
Benin .bj Bahrain .bh
Bermuda .bm Burundi .bi
Bhutan .bt Benin .bj
Bolivia .bo Bermuda .bm
Bosnia and Herzegovina .ba Brunei Darussalam .bn
Botswana .bw Bolivia .bo
Bouvet Island .bv Brazil .br
Brazil .br Bahamas .bs
British Indian Ocean Territory .io Bhutan .bt
Brunei Darussalam .bn Bouvet Island .bv
Bulgaria .bg Botswana .bw
Burkina Faso .bf Belarus .by
Burundi .bi Belize .bz
Cambodia .kh Canada .ca
Cameroon .cm Cocos (Keeling) Islands .cc
Canada .ca Congo, The Democratic Republic of the .cd
Cape Verde .cv Central African Republic .cf
Cayman Islands .ky Congo, Republic of .cg
Central African Republic .cf Switzerland .ch
Chad .td Cote d’Ivoire .ci
Chile .cl Cook Islands .ck
China .cn Chile .cl
Christmas Island .cx Cameroon .cm
Cocos (Keeling) Islands .cc China .cn
Colombia .co Colombia .co
Comoros .km Costa Rica .cr
Congo, Republic of .cg Serbia and Montenegro .cs
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the .cd Cuba .cu
Cook Islands .ck Cape Verde .cv
Costa Rica .cr Christmas Island .cx
Cote d’Ivoire .ci Cyprus .cy
Croatia/Hrvatska .hr Czech Republic .cz
Cuba .cu Germany .de
Cyprus .cy Djibouti .dj
Czech Republic .cz Denmark .dk
Denmark .dk Dominica .dm
Djibouti .dj Dominican Republic .do
Dominica .dm Algeria .dz
Dominican Republic .do Ecuador .ec
East Timor .tp Estonia .ee
Ecuador .ec Egypt .eg
Egypt .eg Western Sahara .eh
El Salvador .sv Eritrea .er
Equatorial Guinea .gq Spain .es
Eritrea .er Ethiopia .et
Estonia .ee European Union .eu
Ethiopia .et Finland .fi
European Union .eu Fiji .fj
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) .fk Falkland Islands (Malvinas) .fk
Faroe Islands .fo Micronesia, Federal State of .fm
Fiji .fj Faroe Islands .fo
Finland .fi France .fr
France .fr Gabon .ga
French Guiana .gf United Kingdom .gb
French Polynesia .pf Grenada .gd
French Southern Territories .tf Georgia .ge
Gabon .ga French Guiana .gf
Gambia .gm Guernsey .gg
Georgia .ge Ghana .gh
Germany .de Gibraltar .gi
Ghana .gh Greenland .gl
Gibraltar .gi Gambia .gm
Greece .gr Guinea .gn
Greenland .gl Guadeloupe .gp
Grenada .gd Equatorial Guinea .gq
Guadeloupe .gp Greece .gr
Guam .gu South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands .gs
Guatemala .gt Guatemala .gt
Guernsey .gg Guam .gu
Guinea .gn Guinea-Bissau .gw
Guinea-Bissau .gw Guyana .gy
Guyana .gy Hong Kong .hk
Haiti .ht Heard and McDonald Islands .hm
Heard and McDonald Islands .hm Honduras .hn
Holy See (Vatican City State) .va Croatia/Hrvatska .hr
Honduras .hn Haiti .ht
Hong Kong .hk Hungary .hu
Hungary .hu Indonesia .id
Iceland .is Ireland .ie
India .in Israel .il
Indonesia .id Isle of Man .im
Iran, Islamic Republic of .ir India .in
Iraq .iq British Indian Ocean Territory .io
Ireland .ie Iraq .iq
Isle of Man .im Iran, Islamic Republic of .ir
Israel .il Iceland .is
Italy .it Italy .it
Jamaica .jm Jersey .je
Japan .jp Jamaica .jm
Jersey .je Jordan .jo
Jordan .jo Japan .jp
Kazakhstan .kz Kenya .ke
Kenya .ke Kyrgyzstan .kg
Kiribati .ki Cambodia .kh
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic .kp Kiribati .ki
Korea, Republic of .kr Comoros .km
Kuwait .kw Saint Kitts and Nevis .kn
Kyrgyzstan .kg Korea, Democratic People’s Republic .kp
Lao People’s Democratic Republic .la Korea, Republic of .kr
Latvia .lv Kuwait .kw
Lebanon .lb Cayman Islands .ky
Lesotho .ls Kazakhstan .kz
Liberia .lr Lao People’s Democratic Republic .la
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya .ly Lebanon .lb
Liechtenstein .li Saint Lucia .lc
Lithuania .lt Liechtenstein .li
Luxembourg .lu Sri Lanka .lk
Macau .mo Liberia .lr
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of .mk Lesotho .ls
Madagascar .mg Lithuania .lt
Malawi .mw Luxembourg .lu
Malaysia .my Latvia .lv
Maldives .mv Libyan Arab Jamahiriya .ly
Mali .ml Morocco .ma
Malta .mt Monaco .mc
Marshall Islands .mh Moldova, Republic of .md
Martinique .mq Madagascar .mg
Mauritania .mr Marshall Islands .mh
Mauritius .mu Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of .mk
Mayotte .yt Mali .ml
Mexico .mx Myanmar .mm
Micronesia, Federal State of .fm Mongolia .mn
Moldova, Republic of .md Macau .mo
Monaco .mc Northern Mariana Islands .mp
Mongolia .mn Martinique .mq
Montserrat .ms Mauritania .mr
Morocco .ma Montserrat .ms
Mozambique .mz Malta .mt
Myanmar .mm Mauritius .mu
Namibia .na Maldives .mv
Nauru .nr Malawi .mw
Nepal .np Mexico .mx
Netherlands .nl Malaysia .my
Netherlands Antilles .an Mozambique .mz
New Caledonia .na Namibia .na
New Zealand .nz New Caledonia .na
Nicaragua .ni Niger .ne
Niger .ne Norfolk Island .nf
Nigeria .ng Nigeria .ng
Niue .nu Nicaragua .ni
Norfolk Island .nf Netherlands .nl
Northern Mariana Islands .mp Norway .no
Norway .no Nepal .np
Oman .om Nauru .nr
Pakistan .pk Niue .nu
Palau .pw New Zealand .nz
Palestinian Territories .ps Oman .om
Panama .pa Panama .pa
Papua New Guinea .pg Peru .pe
Paraguay .py French Polynesia .pf
Peru .pe Papua New Guinea .pg
Philippines .ph Philippines .ph
Pitcairn Island .pn Pakistan .pk
Poland .pl Poland .pl
Portugal .pt Saint Pierre and Miquelon .pm
Puerto Rico .pr Pitcairn Island .pn
Qatar .qa Puerto Rico .pr
Reunion Island .re Palestinian Territories .ps
Romania .ro Portugal .pt
Russian Federation .ru Palau .pw
Rwanda .rw Paraguay .py
Saint Helena .sh Qatar .qa
Saint Kitts and Nevis .kn Reunion Island .re
Saint Lucia .lc Romania .ro
Saint Pierre and Miquelon .pm Russian Federation .ru
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines .vc Rwanda .rw
San Marino .sm Saudi Arabia .sa
Sao Tome and Principe .st Solomon Islands .sb
Saudi Arabia .sa Seychelles .sc
Senegal .sn Sudan .sd
Serbia and Montenegro .cs Sweden .se
Seychelles .sc Singapore .sg
Sierra Leone .sl Saint Helena .sh
Singapore .sg Slovenia .si
Slovak Republic .sk Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands .sj
Slovenia .si Slovak Republic .sk
Solomon Islands .sb Sierra Leone .sl
Somalia .so San Marino .sm
South Africa .za Senegal .sn
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands .gs Somalia .so
Spain .es Suriname .sr
Sri Lanka .lk Sao Tome and Principe .st
Sudan .sd El Salvador .sv
Suriname .sr Syrian Arab Republic .sy
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands .sj Swaziland .sz
Swaziland .sz Turks and Caicos Islands .tc
Sweden .se Chad .td
Switzerland .ch French Southern Territories .tf
Syrian Arab Republic .sy Togo .tg
Taiwan .tw Thailand .th
Tajikistan .tj Tajikistan .tj
Tanzania .tz Tokelau .tk
Thailand .th Timor-Leste .tl
Timor-Leste .tl Turkmenistan .tm
Togo .tg Tunisia .tn
Tokelau .tk Tonga .to
Tonga .to East Timor .tp
Trinidad and Tobago .tt Turkey .tr
Tunisia .tn Trinidad and Tobago .tt
Turkey .tr Tuvalu .tv
Turkmenistan .tm Taiwan .tw
Turks and Caicos Islands .tc Tanzania .tz
Tuvalu .tv Ukraine .ua
Uganda .ug Uganda .ug
Ukraine .ua United Kingdom .uk
United Arab Emirates .ae United States Minor Outlying Islands .um
United Kingdom .gb United States .us
United Kingdom .uk Uruguay .uy
United States .us Uzbekistan .uz
United States Minor Outlying Islands .um Holy See (Vatican City State) .va
Uruguay .uy Saint Vincent and the Grenadines .vc
Uzbekistan .uz Venezuela .ve
Vanuatu .vu Virgin Islands, British .vg
Venezuela .ve Virgin Islands, U.S. .vi
Vietnam .vn Vietnam .vn
Virgin Islands, British .vg Vanuatu .vu
Virgin Islands, U.S. .vi Wallis and Futuna Islands .wf
Wallis and Futuna Islands .wf Western Samoa .ws
Western Sahara .eh Yemen .ye
Western Samoa .ws Mayotte .yt
Yemen .ye Yugoslavia .yu
Yugoslavia .yu South Africa .za
Zambia .zm Zambia .zm
Zimbabwe .zw Zimbabwe .zw


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