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.gq top-level domain logo.png
Introduced 2015
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry GETESA
Sponsor GETESA
Intended use Entities connected with  Equatorial Guinea
Actual use Many uses, most not in Equatorial Guinea. Free domains available or paid registrations for legal ownership with no activity requirement
Registry Website



.gq is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Equatorial Guinea. Freenom relaunched the TLD on October 1, 2014, and domains became available for free on January 1, 2015.[1][2]

The .gq registry allows the creation of emoji domain names.

Second-level domains[edit]

Registrations are taken directly at the second level, or at the third level beneath the following second level names:

  • .org.gq for organizations
  • .gov.gq for Government entities
  • .edu.gq for Educational institutions
  • .mil.gq for Military entities
  • .com.gq for Commercial


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