Germany's .DE Passes 15 Million
Posted in: Domain Names at 18/04/2012 20:13
In the past couple of hours, Germany's country code .DE passed the 15 million active domain registrations mark. At the time of writing there were 15,000,174 .DE domain names registered.
.DE is easily the world's largest ccTLD, and the second largest TLD overall, trailing .COM which has 102,169,176 registrations. Third is .NET with 14,652,646 registrations, then .UK (United Kingdom - 10,047,549), .ORG (9,916,594), .INFO (7,951,936), .TK (Tokelau), .NL (Netherlands - 4,901,267), .EU (European Union - 3,605,260) and then rounding out the top ten is .RU (Russian Federation - 3,436,671)
The above statistics are sourced from RegistrarStats.com for gTLDs, individual registries for ccTLDs except .TK whose ranking is from Verisign's Domain Name Industry Brief.