The .gf Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
229,040
The main Language used
French
Register .GF as
Individual
Company
Domain For
French Guiana
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
gf
Active
Since 1996

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 .gf

What is .gf?

The .gf web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for French Guiana.
French Guiana with its estimated population of 229,040, ranks as the 13th most populous country in South America. These domains with the .gf extension are very popular in French Guiana and around its geographical area. You can register your own .gf domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gf ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1996.

Who can register .gf domain?

The .gf web name can be registered by companies and individuals.

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

A .gf extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in French Guiana. In French Guiana the major language is French. French is the 5th most used website language in the world. A website with a .gf 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 you should remember these criterias:
The .gf domain name can contain the English-language letters A through Z, the digits 0 through 9 and hyphen "-".
A domain name has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain can neither begin nor end with hyphens. A .gf web name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.gf).
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .gf web name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
The domain name that does not follow the above limitations will not be accepted for registration.

Domain name registration term allowance:

Allowed registration duration for .gf domain is 1 year till maximum 10 years.