The .pk Domain

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Population of the Country
The main Language used
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Domain Registration term in years
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Since 1992

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 .pk websites

Global 141.
Global 1,155.
Global 1,311.
Global 1,561.

About .pk

What is .pk?

The .pk domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Pakistan.
Pakistan with its estimated population of 182,082,000, ranks as the 4th most populous country in Asia. These domains with the .pk extension are very popular in Pakistan and around its geographical area. You can register your own .pk domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .pk ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been active since 1992.

Who can register .pk domain?

Any individual or legal entity are allowed to register a .pk extension.

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

A .pk domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Pakistan. In Pakistan the native Language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world. A website with a .pk 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 always remember the following restrictions:
The only valid characters for a .pk domain name are letters, numbers and the symbol "-".
A name has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
Dashes cannot begin or end your domain name. A .pk domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-
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 .pk is 4 characters, the maximum length is 67 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your web name doesn’t follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .pk domain registration duration: 2-10 years registration are possible at one time.