Main domain zones of Ukraine

Started by Ololo228, Aug 06, 2022, 10:58 AM

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Ololo228Topic starter

In connection with recent events, I would like to tell you more about Ukrainian domains.

Ukrainian domain zones include both the national first-level domain (abbr. ccTLDs, Country Code Top Level Domains) UA, and second-level domain zones, as well as the Cyrillic domain UKR, aimed at the Ukrainian Internet audience. These domains include the following:

  • ua Common domain zone for Ukrainian domain names
  • Commercial projects and organizations
  • Public Ukrainian organizations
  • Network projects
  • Educational institutions
  • State structures
  • Business structures
  • Personal (individual) domains

Domain zones related to Ukraine

su Domain zone for the countries of the former Soviet Union

Domain zones with Cyrillic names

  • укр Domain zone for websites in Ukrainian
  • дети Resources for a children's audience
  • онлайн Internet services and online resources
  • орг Public and government organizations
  • сайт Domain zone for personal websites and personal projects

Geographical domain zones of Ukraine

  •, Cherkasy
  •, Chernihiv
  •, Chernivtsi
  • Crimea
  •, Dnepropetrovsk
  •, Donetsk
  •, Ivano-Frankivsk
  •, Kharkiv
  •, Kherson
  •, Khmelnitskiy
  • Kyiv
  •, Kirovograd
  •, Lugansk
  • Lutsk
  • Lviv
  •, Nikolaev
  •, Odessa
  •, Poltava
  • Rivne
  • Rivne region
  • Sevastopol
  • Sumy (Sumy region)
  •, Ternopil
  •, Uzhgorod
  •, Vinnytsia
  •, Zaporozhye
  •, Zhitomir


  Since 2012, applications for new domain zones (New gTLDs - generic Top-Level Domain) have also been accepted. Due to this, the domain space has become more diverse, and it has become easier and more convenient to choose a suitable domain name, any legal entity can determine its domain zone in agreement with ICANN.
 .shop, .club, .online, .store, .io .dev .page .app .guru .today .camera and other zones indicate the purpose of the site, its location or contain information about the product.


Domain name selection helps to move higher in search engines in a particular region.
For example, if an online store operates locally (mainly in the city and region), it is better to choose a regional rather than a common domain. For example, a lighting store located in Kharkiv can be placed on .

It is also worth buying a domain of a certain region if the brand name is associated with it.
At the same time, the company can send goods or provide services throughout Ukraine, as well as abroad. For example, a travel company selling tours to Hoverla may be located at .

Having a head office in the region and a branch in Kiev, you can "plant" the site in the Kiev domain name zone — so the coverage of potential customers will be greater. For instance, for a mattress manufacturer, the domain is suitable .

SEO experts advise choosing the shortest domains. If website name is long, it is better to buy a domain  with a regional zone of two characters. For example, the address of a Zhytomyr car sales company is more suitable , than

Beautiful domains for sites are clear, easy to read and memorable.
They are easier to pick up in the regional address pool than in the all-Ukrainian one. Follow the updates of the FreedomLab catalog — new addresses in different regions of the country appear in it every day, which will help make the business more recognizable, popular and successful.