.city Domain Name Registration

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.city Domain Name Registration

Why choose a .city domain?

.city overview

The options are truly endless when it comes to .city. Many of the businesses and organizations that have a .city domain extension have “city” in their brand name, but others use it as a way to showcase their affiliation with a specific city. It’s also a great option for city officials, governments, chambers of commerce, and other organizations looking to connect with locals online.

.city facts, stats & history

Introduced in 2014, .city is operated and administered by Donuts, a Denver, CO-based domain name registrar. Citigroup, the registry for .citi, filed a case that .city and .citi are strikingly similar, which they won. As a result, anyone registering a .city domain name is prohibited from using it in a way that's similar to Citigroup’s trademarks.

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Is .city right for you?

.city benefits

.city is a great choice for anyone seeking to highlight their affiliation with a specific city. Additionally, businesses and organizations with the word “city” in their name can use .city as a domain hack to shorten their URL.

Ideas for your .city domain

.city offers a range of opportunities. You can start a print-on-demand website offering city-themed products, launch a blog covering city life, create sites for city attractions and events, and much, much more.

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FAQ - Learn more about .city domains

  • .city is a generic top-level domain (TLD) that's commonly used by city-based organizations and businesses looking to highlight their affiliation with a specific city.
  • .city domain name is a great choice for businesses looking to localize their web presence. Travel agents, local bars, wedding planners, and more can use this domain to get exposure for their business. .city is also ideal for online stores selling city-themed products, such as bags, shirts, and mugs featuring attractions from a particular city.
  • Anyone in the world can buy a .city domain name, as long as their name of choice hasn't already been registered.
  • Yes, you can buy a .city domain name on Shopify.
  • If you buy your .city domain via Shopify, you’ll get a free SSL certificate. Otherwise, SSL certification can cost you hundreds of dollars annually.