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country code IO
country British Indian Ocean Territory
Dispute polices Dispute Resolution Policy (WIPO)
registrant restrictions No


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Registry economics by DI

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total TLD value $0
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expected growth next 12 months N/A
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domain/inhabitant N/A
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broadband users in .io N/A
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General TLD information

introduced 1997
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry IO Top Level Domain Registry
sponsor Cable and Wireless


Restrictions on registering international names, none for 2nd level registrations; 3rd level registrant must be resident of British Indian Ocean Territory.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 BulkRegister
registrar 2 Clik Limited
registrar 3

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Intellectual Property Office Information Centre. British Indian Ocean Territory is a member of the Madrid Protocol and trademark registration and enforcement is controlled by the United Kingdom. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.A trademark registered in the British India Ocean Territory includes protection in the following territories: United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Falkland Islands.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1
lawyer 2

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Country information

country British Indian Ocean Territory
capital Diego Garcia
official language English
recognized languages
government British Overseas Territory
EU accession
area 60 km2
are rank
population 4000
population rank
population density 58.3/km2
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Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate
GDP per capita
gini (2005)
HDI (2010)
HDI rank
currency United States dollar[4] (USD)
time zone (UTC+6)
drives on the right
calling code 246