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Become a member of the geographic top-level domain community and connect to your peer group.

List of all geoTLDs

Here you find an overview of the geographic top-level domains worldwide. From .alsace to .yokohama.

Data Protection

Click here to get to the General Data Protection Regulation Implementation Survey

geoTLD case studies

Read about the story of a GeoTLD, including its background, objectives and facts.

Branding your place

Why is a geographic top-level domain of interest to your city, region, language or culture community?

Our blog posts

  • Bilbao Mayor welcomes geoTLD meeting

    Today Bilbao’s mayor, Juan Mari Aburto, held an reception in the city hall to welcome the meeting of the geoTLD group. The meeting was organised by the .eus (Fundación Puntu) managing director Josu Waliño. Josu was secunded by the geoTLD […]

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  • Update GDPR Survey Results

    The General Data Protection Regulation  [GDPR]
    The General Data Protection Regulation is a European Union (EU) law regulating the way personal data of EU citizens and residents can be gathered, used, stored and transferred.
    GDPR is a EU Regulation, which is a […]

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  • EUROPEAN GREEN CAPITAL – ESSEN 2017

    With www.essengreen.capital and www.heimatgruen.ruhr, the city of Essen is using two new domain endings for the big event.
    The European Commission has named Essen “The European Green Capital 2017”. The city is green and has a good quality of life which […]

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  • Mapping Virtual Space to the Geographical Environment

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  • geoTLDs meeting with Governments

    Today the members of our working group “geoTLDs and the GAC” were meeting with the plenary of the Governmenmental Advisory Committee (GAC) at the ICANN meeting in Copenhagen.

    Sebastien Ducos (.melbourne, …), Katrin Ohlmer (.berlin, …) and Marianne Georgelin (.paris, …) […]

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  • Universal Acceptance Issue Logging Facility

    The Universal Acceptance (UA) Steering Group is a community initiative supported by ICANN that’s been formed to help raise awareness in the global software industry and to help provide developers with tools and information to ensure that their systems are […]

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  • GeoTLD Group Association is incorportated

    Today we received the official documents of incorporation of the The GeoTLD Group Association internationale sans but lucratif (AISBL) as an association under registration of Belgium law with the registration number 0666479179.
    The appointed directors of the GeoTLD Group association are

    Chairman: […]

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  • GeoTLDs partly substitute ccTLDs

    ICANNs latest new gTLD study results of the “Phase II Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the New gTLD Program” explores whether the program has affected competition in the domain name marketplace. Indeed it was found that GeoTLD registrations […]

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  • GeoTLDs meet at ICANN 57 in Hyderabad

    Representatives of over 25 geographic top-level domain (GeoTLD) operator were meeting for their regular meeting at ICANN 57 in Hyderabad.
    It was the first time the group met as incorporated association. Key topics of the meeting included latest ICANN developments, key […]

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  • Founding Act geoTLD Group

    On 26 Sep 2016 the GeoTLD ExCom-members, accompanied by Peter Vergote met in Brussels to sign the founding documents for the GeoTLD Group AISBL association. From left to right: Ronald Schwärzler (.wien), Sebastien Ducos (.sydney/.melbourne), Dirk Krischenowski (.berlin), Peter Vergote (.brussels/.vlaanderen).
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What stakeholders say about geoTLDs

Read the quotes of some of our stakeholders.

“The Scottish Government’s on-line identity is clearly defined by the .scot (http://dotscot.net/about/) domain and marks us out in a crowded Internet. We led by example in adopting the domain as our primary web address and it is encouraging to see that so many thousands continue to follow."

First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeons

"We are .EUS and we want to invite, encourage and add the maximum of adherences to this initiative. .EUS represents the future of the Basque language and the global Basque Country."

Iñigo Urkullu, the President of the Basque Government

"Speaking at the official launch of .tokyo at the Park Hyatt hotel in Today marks the launch of .tokyo, the first new geographic domain representing a Japanese prefecture. Six years from now the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games will be held in Tokyo. I look forward to seeing .tokyo showcasing the best of Tokyo and helping us to become the number one city in the world."

Yoichi Masuzoe, City of Tokyo Governor