Web Domains

Web domain names are an easier representation of complex IP addresses. The first Internet domain name was registered in 1985 in the name symbolics.com and since then millions of domains have been added to the registry maintained by ICANN.

Country Codes of International Web Domains

This world map features the Top Level Domains (like .cn for China, .jp for Japan or .us for United Statues) associated with different countries of the world.

How Internet Addresses Could Look Like in 2012?

ICANN, the organization that oversees Internet domain names, has approved new top-level domain names that could end with .anything. For instance, The New York Times may opt for the .nyt suffix while Google could acquire an address that ends with .google.

The Total Number of Web Domains

The total number of domain names registered worldwide has recently crossed the 200 million mark according to a VeriSign report.

Most Popular Google Subdomains

Following is a list of 40 most popular subdomains on google.com in terms of unique visitors. If traffic is any measure of popularity, this chart provides a good hint about the relative popularity of various Google Services.

.cn Domains Outnumber .net and .org Domains

.cn, the country code top level domain for China, is now the most popular Top Level Domain on the Internet after .com but ahead of .de (Germany) and .uk (United Kingdom).

Registration for .TEL Domain Names Now Open!

A .tel domain name, like a virtual business card, is primarily for people / businesses who don't have a dedicated website but need simple mechanism to put all their contact information on the web.