Department of Government Support launches “.abudhabi”, the official domain name for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Web Reporter: Abu Dhabi

Under the supervision of the Higher Committee of Digital Government in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Department of Government Support, DGS, represented by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, ADDA, has announced the official internet top level domain name for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, “.abudhabi”, which represents the digital identity of the emirate in the virtual world, promoting it locally, regionally and internationally across the tourism, culture and economy sectors.

The announcement comes in line with efforts to implement a consistent governance framework throughout the Abu Dhabi Government and make a
fundamental change in the concept of government services as they move towards a digital future. It aims at accelerating digital transformation and devising more efficient digital solutions and services aimed at facilitating the lives of the people and business communities throughout Abu Dhabi.

The domain name is accessible to all citizens, residents and employers working inside and outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and is a unique
identifier for organizations interested in local business opportunities, as
well as events, festivals and fairs hosted annually by Abu Dhabi.

It also opens the door to new partnerships leading to the consolidation of internet domains used by the private sector in Abu Dhabi, thus contributing to the promotion of information, innovation, achievements and the quality of services in Abu Dhabi.

The domain name “.abudhabi” is available for individuals and businesses present in the UAE and to all those interested in the business environment of Abu Dhabi. To reserve a domain name and be part of the digital future of Abu Dhabi, please visit: and enter the domain name you require in the dedicated field. After making sure it is available, follow the steps to gain approval.

An internet domain name is the name of a website entered into a browser in order to access the website. It replaces the full IP Address for easy access to sites. It includes the domain name extension which is usually added after the actual website name (e.g. .com, .edu.. etc.).

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