The .ARPA Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
.arpa is a
gTLD
Generic Top-level Domain
The main Language used
English
Register .ARPA as
Individual
Company
arpa
Active
Since 1985
Domain For
Address and Routing Parameter Area
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63
Domain Registration
N/A

Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
4.7%
6.3%
5.7%
54.8%
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%
.DE
6.1%
.COM
43%

About .arpa

What is .arpa?

The .arpa domain is the generic top-level domain (gTLD) for Address and Routing Parameter Area.
The .arpa gTLD (generic top-level domain) has been active since 1985.

Who can register .arpa domain?

There is no information who can register .arpa domain.

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

At .arpa gTLD (generic top-level domain) the primary used language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world.

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 criterias:
The only valid characters for a .arpa domain are english language letters, numbers and a dashes "-".
A domain name may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain can neither start nor end with hyphens. A .arpa domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.arpa).
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .arpa web name length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above restrictions.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .arpa web name registration duration: 1-10 years registration are possible at once.
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