The .ax Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
28,355
The main Language used
Swedish
Register .AX as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Aland Islands
Domain Registration term in years
1-5
Domain Character Limit
2-63
Domain Registration
N/A
ax
Active
Since 2006

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%

About .ax

What is .ax?

The .ax web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Aland Islands.
Aland Islands with its estimated population of 28,355, ranks as the 54th most populous country in Europe. These domains with the .ax extension are very popular in Aland Islands and around its geographical area. You can register your own .ax domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .ax ccTLD (country code top-level domain) registration started in 2006.

Who can register .ax domain?

Both individuals and legal entities are allowed to buy and register a domain name with a .ax extension.

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

A .ax domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Aland Islands. In Aland Islands the official language is Swedish. The 6 most popular languages used for websites is english, german, russian, spanish, french and chinese, but you can use any other languages as well. A website with a .ax 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?

When choosing a domain always remember the following criterias:
Characters allowed in a .ax domain: (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789-).
A web name may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name cannot begin or end with dashes. A .ax domain can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.ax).
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The minimum length of a web name under the top level domain .ax is 2 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your name doesn’t follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .ax domain registration duration: 1-5 years registration are allowed at one time.