The .ne Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
16,274,738
The main Language used
French
Register .NE as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Niger
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A
ne
Active
Since 1996

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 .ne

What is .ne?

The .ne domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Niger.
Niger with its estimated population of 16,274,738, ranks as the 20th most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .ne extension are very popular in Niger and around its geographical area. You can register your own .ne domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .ne ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1996.

Who can register .ne domain?

There is no information who can register .ne domain.

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

A .ne domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Niger. In Niger the official language is French. French is the 5th most used website language in the world. A website with a .ne 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 domain has to be:
In a .ne domain alphabets, numbers, hyphen (-) or combination of these are accepted.
A domain name has to begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain name can neither begin nor end with dashes. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The minimum length of a domain under the top level domain .ne 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:

Acceptable registration time for .ne domain name is 1 year till maximum 10 years.