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Collection: Communications in Turkey, Country Code Top-Level Domains, Internet in Turkey, Turkish Media
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Introduced 1991
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry Middle East Technical University
Sponsor Middle East Technical University Computer Center DNS Group
Intended use Entities connected with  Turkey
Actual use Very popular in Turkey, especially subdomain (as of 19 February 2008, there were 103175 registrations)
Registration restrictions Restrictions on generic names, registrant must be located in Turkey or have representative there
Structure Second-level registrations were initially prohibited; registration was at third level beneath generic-category 2nd level domains, with the exception of the registrar website

.tr is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Turkey. It is administered by Middle East Technical University Computer Center. is used as a second-level domain for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus which is a self declared state and not recognised by the United Nations, as it has no country code assigned.

Other 2nd level domains

Initially,, the official registry's domain, was the only 2nd level domain under this TLD and other 2nd level domains were prohibited. However, recently is registered as a second level domain.

External links

  • METU Computer Center
  • Registry website
  • IANA .tr whois information
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