Netherlands is in third place in Europe “map of the internet ‘




UK domain name organization Nominet has drawn up a world map of the Internet “, in which the size of countries is displayed based on the amount of registered domain names. The Netherlands is the .nl domain in third place in Europe. The Netherlands is therefore behind the UK and Germany, with 10.6 million and 16 million registrations respectively. Striking the card is that France is relatively small and a place behind Netherlands state, which has 5.6 million domain registrations. Thereby Netherlands is larger than, for example the Russian .ru domain. If there were to be only looked at the number of residents, state Netherlands in twelfth place in Europe.

Belgium is just ten found in the top, with 1.5 million registrations. According to Nominet, the US is on the map about the same size as Belgium, because sites that much more use of the .com domain. China is expected to be large, but the 1,400 inhabitants Tokelau island group is the leader with over 31 million registrations. The .tk domain is popular because it is free to register. Partly for this reason, the number of malicious websites that domain very high, resulting in 2011, measures were taken against such pages.

The number of new registrations for the .nl domain only takes the last few years but still off, as revealed figures from the SIDN. the growth in the number of domain names also runs a global scale. The Dutch domain was one of the first top-level domains, which was tied to a country and comprises nearly thirty years.


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