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1 million Dutch domain names registered

3th largest ccTLD in the world

     
7:57 pm on Dec 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Last week sidn [sidn.nl] reached one million registerd .nl domain names. The .nl extension is the third ccTLD in the world, only Germany and the UK have more national domains registered. Italy is 4th.

The registerd name is keyword-online-keyword.

1:26 pm on Dec 27, 2003 (gmt 0)

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According to this page [domain-registry.nl] (only Dutch) on the site of SIDN, the numbers are:

1 .de (Germany) 6.9 million
2 .uk (United Kingdom) 4.7 million
3 .nl (Netherlands) 1 million
4 .it (Italy) 865 thousand

Historical data of '.nl' domain names:

1989 . . . . . 1
1990 . . . . . 6
..
1996 . . . 9,614
1997. . . 26,324
1998. . . 56,035
1999 . . 157,144
2000 . . 532,596
2001 . . 684,639
2002 . . 803,445
2:27 pm on Jan 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

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And that for such a small country :)