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Introduced 2010
TLD type Internationalized country code
Status Sunrise Period
Registry .aeDA[1]
Sponsor Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
Intended use Entities connected with  United Arab Emirates
Actual use Getting popular in UAE
Registered domains ~200 (Oct 2010)[2]
Registration restrictions Arabic Script[3]
Documents dotEmarat Domain Name Policy
Dispute policies UAE Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
DNS name xn--mgbaam7a8h
Website عربي.امارات

The Arabic name امارات, romanized as emarat,[4] is the Internationalized country code top-level domain for the United Arab Emirates.[5] The ASCII name of this domain in the Domain Name System of the Internet is xn--mgbaam7a8h, using the Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA) procedure in the translation of the Unicode representation of the script version. The domain was installed in the Domain Name System on 5 May 2010.[6]

The first second-level sub domain is عربي.امارات which is transliterated as arabi.emarat.[4]

The United Arab Emirates is also assigned the country code top-level domain .ae.

The dotEmarat Sunrise Period started from 17 October 2010 for a duration of 2 months ending in 15 December 2010.[7] This period is exclusively for all Registered Trademark owners to apply for a dotEmarat domain name.


  1. ^ .aeDA - Domain Administration
  2. ^ Gulfnews Press, 198 government agencies sign on to 'dotEmarat'
  3. ^ .aeDA - Domain Administration
  4. ^ a b ausregistry, First .emarat Arabic script domain name is live!, 7 May 2010
  5. ^ IDN News
  6. ^ First IDN ccTLDs available, ICANN announcement, 2010-05-05
  7. ^ TRA Opens the door for Trademarks to Apply for Arabic Top-Level Domain Name (dotEmarat)

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