The .sr Domain

Registered Domains
Population of the Country
The main Language used
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Domain Registration term in years
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Since 1991

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 .sr websites

Global 224,720.
Global 308,103.
Global 628,719.
Global 992,776.

About .sr

What is .sr?

The .sr domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Suriname.
Suriname with its estimated population of 539,910, ranks as the 12th most populous country in South America. These domains with the .sr extension are very popular in Suriname and around its geographical area. You can register your own .sr domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .sr domain has been around since 1991.

Who can register .sr domain?

Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a domain with a .sr extension.

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

A .sr domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Suriname. In Suriname the official language is Dutch. 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 .sr 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 the name for your domain, always remember that:
The .sr web name can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and dashes "-".
A name may begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain can neither start nor end with hyphens. Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The .sr domain must have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters.
You cannot register your name if you don't follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .sr domain can be registered 1 to 2 years at once.