Istanbul is known for its rich cultural history, large-scale architecture, and natural beauty. As a way to ambassador to the global Internet market, .ISTANBUL introduces a new, singular Web identity for the people of Istanbul. .ISTANBUL will also help direct members of this metropolitan community to government resources, local organizations, and business partners and networks. .ISTANBUL is a perfect extension for anyone living or working in Istanbul, or connected through travel or commerce.
There is no specific procedure related to the registration of a domain name.
.istanbul domain names are allocated on a "first come, first served" basis.