. cw is the country code top -level domain (ccTLD ) of the State Curacao.


It was formed by the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, the country received its own abbreviations in ISO -3166 -1 Kodierliste in the course of which. In the so-called root zone of the Domain Name System is. Cw since the December 20, 2010 entered, for its management, the University of the Netherlands Antilles ( University of the Netherlands Antilles ) is responsible headquartered in Willemstad. First, the domain was not in active use, the active operation began after about a year in the official registration authority in October 2011.


To date, many websites use the ccTLD. Along the former Netherlands Antilles. Holder of a corresponding domain have up to and including August 2013 the possibility preferably either to register the corresponding. Cw- or. Sx domain. In addition. Cw there is still the second- level domains. Net.cw as well. Com.cw, which according awarding authority as an alternative to. Net and. Com to serve. Until August 2013, no further details on the award criteria of top -level domain were known.