WWW FAQs: What does .gov stand for?


2006-02-12: The .gov TLD (top-level domain name) stands for GOVernment. Domains in .gov are available only to governmental organizations in the United States, including both the federal government and state and local governments, as well as tribal governments in US territory. For more information, see how do I register a .gov domain name, what are the top level domains? and what is a domain name?

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