The .bf Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
15,730,977
The main Language used
French
Register .BF as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Burkina Faso
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A
bf
Active
Since 1993

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 .bf websites

Global 13,174.
Global 92,828.
Global 152,029.
Global 168,471.

About .bf

What is .bf?

The .bf domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso with its estimated population of 15,730,977, ranks as the 22nd most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .bf extension are very popular in Burkina Faso and around its geographical area. You can register your own .bf domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .bf has been introduced in 1993 and gaining popularity since then.

Who can register .bf domain?

Any individual or organisation are allowed to register a .bf extension.

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

A .bf domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Burkina Faso. In Burkina Faso the native Language is French. French is the 5th most used website language in the world. A website with a .bf 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 main characteristics criterias of a web name:
For a .bf domain name use only letters, numbers, or hyphen (-).
A web name may begin with a digit and end with a digit.
Dashes cannot start or end your web name. A .bf domain name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.bf).
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .bf domain name length should be between 3-63 characters.
You cannot register your domain if you don't follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .bf domain name registration interval: 1-10 years registration are acceptable at once.