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Introduced 2010
TLD type Internationalized country code
Status Starting
Registry SaudiNIC[1]
Intended use Entities connected with  Saudi Arabia
Actual use Currently[when?] sites redirect to .sa Latin name sites
DNS name xn--mgberp4a5d4ar

The Arabic name السعودية, romanized as AlSaudiah,[2] is the Internationalized country code top-level domain for Saudi Arabia.[3] The ASCII name of this domain in the Domain Name System is xn--mgberp4a5d4ar, obtained by application of the Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA) rules for the translation of the Unicode representation of the script version. It was installed in the DNS on May 5, 2010.

Saudi Arabia is also assigned the country code top-level domain .sa.

Registration rules

A sunrise period from 31 May 2010 to 12 July 2010 will enable government organizations to register.[1][2]

A landrush launch will be opened on 27 September 2010.

Only persons or entities related to Saudi Arabia are able to register.