What is .kp?
The .kp domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Democratic People's Republic of Korea with its estimated population of 24,554,000, ranks as the 21st most populous country in Asia.
These domains with the .kp extension are very popular in Democratic People's Republic of Korea and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .kp domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .kp domain has been around since 2007.
Who can register .kp domain?
Only companies are allowed to buy and register their domain with a .kp extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .kp extension?
A .kp extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
In Democratic People's Republic of Korea the primary used language is Korean.
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 .kp 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.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?
When choosing the name for your domain, always remember that:
In a .kp domain name you can use English letters (a-z), numbers (i.e.0-9) and hyphen "-" or a combination of these.
A web name has to begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The web name can neither start nor end with dashes.
A .kp name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.kp).
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The .kp domain name must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
The domain name that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .kp domain can be registered 1 to 10 years at one time.
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