What is .pr?
The .pr web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico with its estimated population of 3,706,690, ranks as the 13th most populous country in North America.
These domains with the .pr extension are very popular in Puerto Rico and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .pr domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .pr has been around and gaining popularity since 1989.
Who can register .pr domain?
The .pr domain can be registered by companies or individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .pr extension?
A .pr domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Puerto Rico.
In Puerto Rico the common language is Spanish.
Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .pr 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.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?
The following characteristics that a domain name can have:
Characters allowed in a .pr domain: (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789-).
A name has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain can neither begin nor end with dashes.
A .pr domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.pr).
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .pr domain length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
You cannot register your name if you don't follow the above restrictions.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .pr domain name can be registered 1 to 2 years at a time.
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