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.EG is the Latin alphabet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Egypt
Egypt
. Any entity who wants to register a domain name ending with .eg must have a local representative or the domain name has to be hosted on Egyptian DNS servers. Egypt's Arabic alphabet ccTLD is .مصر ‎. During the 2011 Egyptian protests , domain .eg was shut down by the government.

SECOND-LEVEL DOMAINS

There are eleven second-level domains. Registrations are possible at the second level (directly under .eg) or at the third level beneath these names.

* AC.EG: Academic sites. * ADN.EG: Experimental purposes related to the Arabic domain name. * .COM.EG: Commercial sites. * .EDU.EG: Educational sites. * .EUN.EG: Egyptian Universities Network. * .GOV.EG: Governmental sites. * .INFO.EG: Information sector. * .MIL.EG: Military sites. * .NAME.EG: Personal "name" websites. * .NET.EG: Networking. * .ORG.EG: Egyptian organizations. * .SCI.EG: Scientific sites. * .SPORT.EG: Sports sites. * .TV.EG: Visual media.

Examples of domain names registered at the second level: nic.eg, bibalex.eg, coke.eg, vodafone.eg, nile.eg.

REFERENCES

* ^ "First IDN ccTLDs Requests Successfully Pass String Evaluation". ICANN. 2010-01-21. * ^ _\'Historic\' day as first non-latin web addresses go live_, BBC
BBC
, 6 May 2010. * ^ _Egyptian Internet shutdown by government_, CNN , January

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