Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 31 / Trend, H.Valiyev /
domain zone . az has registered 12,607 Internet resources, WHOIS said on Monday.
The increase in the number of registered Internet resources in the national domain. az compared to the third quarter amounted to 5.7 percent.
About 11,571 units of the total number of registered websites fall to Internet resources registered in the domain of the first level. The figure increased by 6.09 percent.
The most popular second-level domain is com.az. It has 589 registered websites. The figure increased by 1.9 percent.
The most popular third-level domain is .edu.az. It has 138 registered websites. The figure increased by 3.7 percent compared to early 2011.
According to world statistics, the total number of active domain names in the world (as of Oct.30) is 134 million. The most populated area is com. It has more than 98.2 million Internet resources. Net ranked second. It has more than 14.2 million active names. Org ranked third. It has more than 9.5 million names.
National zone. az officially began to operate Aug. 25, 1993. The cost of registration in domain. az is equal to 20 manat. Annual cost of technical support costs the same amount.