The .gr Domain

Registered Domains
Population of the Country
The main Language used
Register .GR as
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Domain Registration term in years
Domain Character Limit
Since 1989

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 .gr websites

Global 193.
Global 2,540.
Global 2,737.
Global 2,816.

About .gr

What is .gr?

The .gr web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Greece.
Greece with its estimated population of 10,815,197, ranks as the 15th most populous country in Europe. These domains with the .gr extension are very popular in Greece and around its geographical area. You can register your own .gr domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gr ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1989.

Who can register .gr domain?

The .gr domain name can be registered by any organisation or individuals.

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

A .gr extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Greece. In Greece the official language is Greek. 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 .gr 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 web name always remember the following limitations:
The .gr domain name can contain the English-language letters A through Z, the digits 0 through 9 and hyphen "-".
A domain name has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Dashes cannot start or end your name. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .gr domain name length should be between 3-60 characters.
The name that does not follow the above limitations will not be accepted for registration.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .gr domain can be registered 2 to 10 years at once.