. ug is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) for Uganda. It exists since 8 March 1995, the entity Uganda Online Ltd.. managed with its headquarters in Kampala.


Overall, a. Ug domain may be between three and 63 characters long, with only alphanumeric characters can be used. Special characters in Punycode methods are not possible. The assignment of an address is done in real time and usually requires only one day. Registrations are carried out both on the second, and on the third level. The following second- level domains are available:

  • Ac.ug - academic institutions
  • Co.ug - commercial organizations
  • Or.ug - Nonprofits
  • Org.ug - Nonprofits
  • Ne.ug - Internet Service Provider
  • Sc.ug - Education wasteland
  • Go.ug - Government
  • Com.ug - Economy

Since 2004, any natural or legal person may order a. Ug domain worldwide. A resident or established in Uganda are no longer necessary. Regardless of the award criteria loosening ug. Compared to other ccTLDs why the top-level domains will not be offered almost exclusively by European domain registrars plays only an unordered role. For example, united-domains has introduced the support for this ending only in 2009.


Due to the limitations of the ccTLD. Ug domains sold rare. The highest known trading price of 2,600 U.S. dollars was achieved in 2007 casino.ug for the address.