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country code AF
country Afghanistan
Dispute polices
registrant restrictions Yes


TLD rating

Registry economics by DI

total registered domains
total TLD value $0
total TLD value rank
total yearly TLD revenue
expected growth next 12 months N/A
GDP/domain N/A
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domain/inhabitant N/A
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broadband users in .af N/A
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General TLD information

introduced 1997
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry National Internet Registry of Afghanistan (NIRA)
sponsor Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.


International domain name restrictions, third-level names have restrictions based on which second-level name they are beneath.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 101 domain Domains Registration
registrar 2 EuroDNS
registrar 3 NameISP

Trademark information

Trademarks in Afghanistan are assigned and governed by Afghanistan Intellectual Property Board,under the supervision of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Afghanistan is not a party of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and the owner of the trademark may apply for an additional 10 years for the exclusive use of thetrademark upon expiration of the initial 10 years.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Mandviwalla & Zafar
lawyer 2 The Law Offices of A. Rahman Rahimghiyasa

Official TLD logo

.af index

Country information

country Afghanistan
capital Kabul
official language Dari (Persian) and Pashto
recognized languages
government Islamic republic
legislature National Assembly(House of the People, House of Elders)
EU accession
area 647,500 km2
are rank 41
population 28395716
population rank 42nd
population density 43.5/km2
population density rank 150th

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate
GDP per capita
gini (2005)
HDI (2010)
HDI rank
currency Afghani (AFN)
time zone D† (UTC+4:30)
drives on the right
calling code 93