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    South Africa, west indes domains?

    I am looking for South Africa and west indes domains extensions
    I think South Africa extension is .za but not know from where I register.

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    got information about South Africa domains but not information yet about west indes domains.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eglim
    got information about South Africa domains but not information yet about west indes domains.
    What do you mean by "West Indies"? There are dozens of countries and islands there, all with their own ccTLDs.

    If you follow the previously-posted link to the IANA database you will find links to them all.

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    any link where I can get info. about West Indies stats?

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    why south is Z?

    bcuz they lost sa for saudi arabia?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bashar
    why south is Z?

    bcuz they lost sa for saudi arabia?
    No, because the Afrikaans word for South starts in Z. (I think it's "Zuid", same as in Dutch)

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    ah i see.

    thats why some ccTLDs looks funny in english wording for country name
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bashar
    ah i see.

    thats why some ccTLDs looks funny in english wording for country name
    You've got it!

    There are plenty of others like this, such as .de, .hr and .es. On the other hand you have some countries where the ccTLD is based on the English name rather than the name in the native language - for example, the Hungarian word for "Hungary" starts in M (not sure about the spelling so I won't try!) yet the ccTld is .hu

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    i thogut they were using ISO codes for countries and then shortening them such as KWT became .KW not .KU

    or thats the shortcode ISO codes for ccTLDs ? .za .de .es .hu etc..?
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    I think South Africa extension is .za but not know from where I register.
    Commercial name are typically .co.za. In addition, you can also get .net.za (quite uncommon) and .org.za (common for non-profit orginisations).

    I am looking for South Africa and west indes domains extensions
    And nobody mentioned the registrars themselves: For .co.za, go to http://co.za, and for .org.za go to http://org.za.

    why south is Z?

    bcuz they lost sa for saudi arabia?
    No, because it is from the Dutch "Zuid Afrika"

    No, because the Afrikaans word for South starts in Z. (I think it's "Zuid", same as in Dutch)
    Close The Afrikaans is actually Suid. And that is from the Dutch Zuid.
    Last edited by stefaans; 12-21-2005 at 01:50 AM.
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    And nobody mentioned the registrars themselves: For .co.za, go to http://co.za, and for .org.za go to http://org.za.
    Well.. I did..
    You may want to take a look at the very first reply to this thread.:


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    Oops, I missed them
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    Hungary is Magyarorszag in Hungarian

    You can also get free .za.org subdomains as far as I know, same organisation that provides .eu.org

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