The .km Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
724,300
The main Language used
Comorian
Register .KM as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Comoros
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A
km
Active
Since 1998

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 .km

What is .km?

The .km domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Comoros.
Comoros with its estimated population of 724,300, ranks as the 51st most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .km extension are very popular in Comoros and around its geographical area. You can register your own .km domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .km ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1998.

Who can register .km domain?

Only companies are allowed to buy and register their web name with a .km extension.

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

A .km domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Comoros. In Comoros the first language is Comorian. 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 .km 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 name always remember the following criterias:
The only valid characters for a .km web name are letters, numbers and the symbol "-".
A web name has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
Dashes cannot start or end your web name. A .km domain name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.km).
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .km web name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above criterias.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .km web name registration duration: 1-10 years registration are allowable at once.