Domain name Iran.com at auction for $735,000; one suitor so far.
The domain Iran.com is up for grabs at Sedo after receiving a $735,000 offer. The auction runs through January 4 and the reserve has been met. If the sale closes this will be a heck of a way to kick off the 2008 year in the domain industry. According to DNJournal, Iran.com sold for $400,000 in June of 2007.
Iran is an important country, but its not the only geography domain to sell for big money lately. Earlier this month, Zimbabwe.com sold for $130,000 at Sedo. Sedo also sold Chinese.com not a country but a geo-related domain for 810,001 in July.
Other top geo domain sales of 2007 include: