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Domain Levels

A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System of the Internet. Top-level domain name defines the element of the domain name that identifies the class and not the specific network; early examples of this are 1) edu and 2) org. The top-level domain names are installed in the root zone of the name space. For all domains in lower levels, it is the last part of the domain name, namely, the last label of a fully qualified domain name. For example, in the domain name www.websitedeployment.com, the top-level domain is com. Responsibility for management of most top-level domains is delegated to specific organizations by the (ICANN) Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which operates the (IANA) Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, and is in charge of maintaining the DNS root zone.

The United Nations' entity was able to register its name as the domain

The newspapers SF Chronicle and SF Examiner registered this domain either because they were not able to register their own names, or for marketing reasons

.org identifies UNESCO as non-profit organization/ .edu identifies Columbia as a university

www is the name of a host server at this internet address./ "sports"is the name of a subdomain of yahoo.