The .us Domain

Registered Domains
.US is the
most popular ccTLD in North America
The main Language used
Register .US as
Domain For
United States of America
Domain Registration term in years
Domain Character Limit
Since 1985

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 .us websites

Global 273.
Global 682.
Global 2,081.
Global 2,407.

About .us

What is .us?

The .us domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for United States of America.
United States of America with its estimated population of 315,229,000, ranks as the 1st most populous country in North America. The .us domain name nowadays the 2nd most valued ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in North America. There are more than 1,757,721 .us domains. This means that people like and trust this domain name. You can register your own .us domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .us ccTLD (country code top-level domain) is active since 1985.

Who can register .us domain?

Any individual or company are allowed to register a .us domain.

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

A .us domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in United States of America. In United States of America the official language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world. A website with a .us 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 characteristics that a web name can have:
Characters allowed in a .us web name: (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789-).
A web name may start with a digit and end with a digit.
The name cannot start or end with dashes. A .us web name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
For .us registered web name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your web name doesn’t follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .us domain can be registered 1 to 10 years at one time.