The .ni Domain

Registered Domains
6,931
.NI is the
9th
most popular ccTLD in North America
The main Language used
Spanish
Register .NI as
Individual
Company
Domain For
Nicaragua
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A
ni
Active
Since 1989

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 .ni websites

Global 3,726.
Global 8,660.
Global 9,090.
Global 92,450.

About .ni

What is .ni?

The .ni web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nicaragua.
Nicaragua with its estimated population of 6,071,045, ranks as the 11th most populous country in North America. The .ni domain already the 9th most valued ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in North America. There are more than 6,931 such domain names. This means that people like and trust this domain name. You can register your own .ni domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .ni has been around and gaining popularity since 1989.

Who can register .ni domain?

Only companies are allowed to buy and register their domain name with a .ni extension.

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

A .ni extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Nicaragua. In Nicaragua the major language is Spanish. Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world. A website with a .ni 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:
In a .ni domain name alphabets, numbers, dashes "-" or combination of these are accepted.
A domain has to begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name cannot begin or end with dashes. 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).
Maximum length of a domain can’t be more than 63 characters long and can’t be less than 3 characters (including extensions like .ni).
Your registration will not be accepted if your name doesn’t follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .ni web name registration time: 1-10 years registration are allowed at one time.