The .bn Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
393,162
The main Language used
Bahasa Melayu
Register .BN as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Brunei
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A
bn
Active
Since 1994

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 .bn websites

Global 8,119.
Global 100,727.
Global 173,274.
Global 186,036.

About .bn

What is .bn?

The .bn web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Brunei.
Brunei with its estimated population of 393,162, ranks as the 50th most populous country in Asia. These domains with the .bn extension are very popular in Brunei and around its geographical area. You can register your own .bn domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .bn ccTLD (country code top-level domain) active and gaining popularity since 1994.

Who can register .bn domain?

Only companies are allowed to buy and register their domain name with a .bn extension.

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

A .bn domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Brunei. In Brunei the national language is Bahasa Melayu. 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 .bn 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 limitations of a domain:
For a .bn web name use only letters, numbers, or dashes "-".
A domain name has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot begin or end your domain name. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .bn domain name must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above restrictions.

Domain name registration term allowance:

Authorized registration period for .bn domain name is 1 year till maximum 10 years.