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Domain Encyclopædia .im - Isle of Man Brand Protection - .im domain Registration.

European Domains: Isle of Man (.im)

  

Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Isle of Man domain type, ie. “.im”. Therefore to search “www.bb-online.im” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.

The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.

.im Registration:

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.im is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Isle of Man. It is administered by the Government of the Isle of Man and managed on a day to day basis by Domicilium, an offshore Internet Service Provider based on the Isle of Man.

On July 1, 2006, .im registration was made available to anyone in the world, including one, two, and three letter domains directly under .im, which opens up the possibility of .im domain hacks. The domain is becoming popular with companies who produce instant messaging software with names registered by Pidgin, Yahoo! Messenger, Meebo, Coccinella, Trillian, and portal.im among others. The abundance of available short names is also making the domain popular for personal use.

Currently, domain registrations cost £40.00 per year for domains of three letters or more, although they can be purchased more cheaply through resellers. Premium domains with two character names are available for £495.00, and premium domains with one character names are available for £995.00.

Background Information :

Population

estimate 80,058 (194th) - Density 131.2/km2 (75th) 339.6/sq mi

GDP

(PPP) 2003 estimate - Total $2.113 billion (182nd) - Per capita $35,000 (11/12th)

National Anthem

"O Land of Our Birth" "Arrane Ashoonagh dy Vannin" (Manx) Royal anthem: "God Save the Queen"

Area

Total 572 km2 (192nd) 221 sq mi - Water (%) 0

International Dialling Code

+44 (UK area code 01624)

Currency

Pound sterling (GBP)

Government

Crown dependency (UK) Parliamentary democracy (Constitutional monarchy) - Lord of Mann Elizabeth II - Lieutenant Governor Sir Paul Haddacks - First Deemster Michael Kerruish - President of Tynwald Noel Cringle - Chief Minister Tony Brown StatusCrown dependency - Revested in British crown 1765

Language

English, Manx

Motto

: Quocunque Jeceris Stabit (Latin) It will stand wherever you throw it.

Time Zone

GMT (UTC+0) - Summer (DST) (UTC+1) The Isle of Man, is a self-governing Crown dependency, located in the Irish Sea at the geographical centre of the British Isles. The head of state i Queen Elizabeth II, who holds the title of Lord of Mann. The Crown is represented by a Lieutenant Governor. The island is not part of the United Kingdom, but foreign relations, defence, and ultimate good-governance of the Isle of Man are the responsibility of the government of the United Kingdom.

The island became a Celtic-Norse community in 979. This has left a legacy ranging from the Tynwald parliament to many local place names. After a period of alternating rule by the kings of England and Scotland, the Manx came under the feudal over-lordship of the English Crown. The lordship revested to the British Crown in 1764 but the island never became part of the United Kingdom and retained its status as an internally self-governing jurisdiction.


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