. dz is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) for Algeria. It was introduced on 3 January 1994 and is managed by the CERIST (Centre de Recherche sur l' Information Scientifique et Technique).


The name is derived from DZ Dzayer, the local name for Algeria. In addition to the top-level domain, there are numerous addresses on the second level ( second- level domains ): com.dz for commercial enterprises, edu.dz for educational institutions, gov.dz for the government of the country or, for example org.dz for -profit organizations. To register a. Dz domain, a residence or an establishment must be detected in the country.

With the introduction of new generic top -level domains to an application was. Kab known. It is a top-level domain of Kabylia, a region of the country. However, the introduction is considered unlikely because the ICANN could cite confusion with. Kaz, the Cyrillic version of the Kazakh domain. Kz.