The .nc Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
255,651
The main Language used
French
Register .NC as
Individual
Company
Domain For
New Caledonia
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A
nc
Active
Since 1993

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%

Top .nc websites

Global 235,198.
Global 247,298.
Global 286,379.
Global 342,639.

About .nc

What is .nc?

The .nc domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for New Caledonia.
New Caledonia with its estimated population of 255,651, ranks as the 9th most populous country in Oceania. These domains with the .nc extension are very popular in New Caledonia and around its geographical area. You can register your own .nc domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .nc ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been active since 1993.

Who can register .nc domain?

Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a domain name with a .nc extension.

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

A .nc extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in New Caledonia. In New Caledonia the national language is French. French is the 5th most used website language in the world. A website with a .nc 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 criterias:
The .nc domain can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and hyphen (-).
A domain name may begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The web name can neither start nor end with dashes. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The .nc domain length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
You cannot register your web name if you don't follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .nc domain name registration interval: 1-10 years registration are approved at one time.