|TLD type Country code top-level domain|
Registry Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences
Intended use Entities connected with Iran
.ir is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Iran. It is managed by the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences.
Persian internationalized domain names are available for registration under .ایران.ir for public, in Perso-Arabic script.
In 2010, ICANN approved IRNIC's proposal for the ایران. IDN ccTLD (representing the Perso-Arabic spelling of Iran), pending the final step of String Delegation.
The URL "ryana.ir" is a redirect to the budget airline website ryanair.com. It is used as a typing shortcut. Some internet users may mistakenly believe that .ir is the ccTLD for the Republic of Ireland, the home country of Ryanair (which is actually .ie).