The .eu Domain

Registered Domains
.EU is the
most popular ccTLD in Europe
The main Language used
Register .EU as
Domain For
European Union
Domain Registration term in years
Domain Character Limit
Since 2005

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
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%

Top .eu websites

Global 207.
Global 568.
Global 635.
Global 755.

About .eu

What is .eu?

The .eu web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for European Union.
European Union with its estimated population of 503,492,041, ranks as the 1st most populous country in Europe. These days .eu is the 6th most likeable ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Europe. Today .eu has more than 3,721,431 registered domain names. This means that people like and trust this domain name. You can register your own .eu domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .eu ccTLD (country code top-level domain) registration started in 2005.

Who can register .eu domain?

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

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

A .eu extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in European Union. In European Union the national language is . 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 .eu 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 characteristics that a domain can have:
To name your .eu domain you can use any letters A through Z, digits between 0 and 9 and dashes (-).
A domain name has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
The web name cannot start or end with dashes. A .eu web name can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The minimum length of a domain name under the top level domain .eu is 2 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters.
You cannot register your domain if you don't follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .eu domain name registration duration: 1-10 years registration are allowed at once.