The .nu Domain

Registered Domains
Population of the Country
The main Language used
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Domain Registration term in years
Domain Character Limit
Since 1997

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 .nu websites

Global 1,915.
Global 5,661.
Global 5,847.
Global 7,120.

About .nu

What is .nu?

The .nu web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Niue.
Niue with its estimated population of 1,414, ranks as the 24th most populous country in Oceania. These domains with the .nu extension are very popular in Niue and around its geographical area. You can register your own .nu domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .nu domain registration in Niue started in 1997.

Who can register .nu domain?

Any individual or company are allowed to register a .nu web name.

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

A .nu domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Niue. In Niue the major language is Niuean. 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 .nu 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 domain name you should remember these limitations:
To name your .nu domain name you can use any letters A through Z, digits between 0 and 9 and dashes "-".
A domain may start with a digit and end with a digit.
Dashes cannot begin or end your web name. A .nu domain name can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .nu domain must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
The domain that does not follow the above criterias will not be accepted for registration.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .nu domain registration interval: 2-10 years registration are acceptable at once.