The .ar Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
41,281,631
The main Language used
Spanish
Register .AR as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Argentina
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-26
Domain Registration
N/A
ar
Active
Since 1987

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
4.7%
6.3%
5.7%
54.8%
English 54.8%
German 6.3%
Russian 5.7%
Spanish 4.7%
Most popular Domains on the Web
246 million domain names registered globally
.NET 6.0%
.ORG 4.2%
.DE
6.1%
.COM
43%

Top .ar websites

Global 119.
Global 519.
Global 963.
Global 1,855.

About .ar

What is .ar?

The .ar domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Argentina.
Argentina with its estimated population of 41,281,631, ranks as the 3rd most populous country in South America. These domains with the .ar extension are very popular in Argentina and around its geographical area. You can register your own .ar domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .ar has been around and gaining popularity since 1987.

Who can register .ar domain?

Any individual or organisation are allowed to register a .ar domain name.

Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .ar extension?

A .ar domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Argentina. In Argentina the native Language is Spanish. Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world. A website with a .ar extension helps you reach your audience easier and also give a professional look to your company. When you targeting this local market with a local domain name, you demonstrate proof of your commitment to the local customers. In this way you can maximize your website’s revenues. Along with this, it is much easier to register a short or a common word in a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) than with other more popular domain names like .com or .net. Additionally, country code top-level domain gives you the opportunity to find domain hacks much easier.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?

The following are the main criteria that a domain has to be:
For a .ar web name use only letters, numbers, or dashes (-).
A name may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The web name cannot begin or end with dashes. A .ar web name can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.ar).
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
The .ar domain name length may vary, from 3 to 26 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain doesn’t follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .ar domain can be registered 1 to 10 years at one time.