Number of websites with .az domain sees 9.5 percent increase

ICT Materials 30 June 2014 16:46 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 30
By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:

The number of registered websites with an .az domain zone increased by 9.5 percent in January-June 2014 and reaching 22,648 units, WHOIS resource reported on June 30.

Some 21,124 units of the total number of registered websites accounted for Internet resources registered in the domain at the first level. This is by 9.17 percent more compared to early 2014.

The most popular second level domain is .com.az, where some 788 websites were registered (16.87 percent growth). The third place in popularity is taken by the edu.az domain with 176 websites.

The number of registered websites in .edu.az decreased by 3.83 percent compared to January 1.

The total number of active domains in the world exceeds 200 million units.

The most populated domain zone is .com where more than 114.1 million domains were registered, according to world statistics. Whereas .net takes second place with more than 15.27 million, in third place .de has over 13.7 million websites.

The national domain zone .az officially started operating on August 25, 1993. The registration of .az costs 20 manats. The annual cost of technical support is the same.