Ruhrgebiet, or “the Ruhr area,” in English, is the largest urban agglomeration in Germany, containing over 5 million people. .RUHR creates an online hub for all persons living and working in the Ruhr area, which is defined by the burgeoning success of its technological and industrial complex. .RUHR may also be used by any person or organization tied to the area culturally, or through business. With .RUHR, the strengthened community of Ruhr can call the Internet home, too.
There is no specific procedure related to the registration of a domain name.
.ruhr domain names are allocated on a "first come, first served" basis.