The .la Domain

Registered Domains
Population of the Country
The main Language used
Register .LA as
Domain For
Domain Registration term in years
Domain Character Limit
Since 1996

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 .la websites

Global 769.
Global 2,146.
Global 13,236.
Global 20,739.

About .la

What is .la?

The .la domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Laos.
Laos with its estimated population of 6,465,800, ranks as the 33rd most populous country in Asia. These domains with the .la extension are very popular in Laos and around its geographical area. You can register your own .la domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .la ccTLD (country code top-level domain) is active since 1996.

Who can register .la domain?

The .la web name can be registered by legal entities or individuals.

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

A .la domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Laos. In Laos the national language is Lao. 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 .la 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 are the main criteria that a web name has to be:
The .la web name can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and dashes "-".
A domain may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot begin or end your name. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
The minimum length of a domain under the top level domain .la is 3 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your web name doesn’t follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .la web name can be registered 1 to 2 years at one time.