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country code CN
country China
Dispute polices CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
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
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank 420000000
broadband users in .cn N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1990
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC)
sponsor the Ministry of Information Industry (MII)


Chinese domain name registration, due to recent government restrictions .cn domains are NO LONGER available to non Chinese. Names may be registered directly at the second level or at the third level within generic second-level categories or Chinese province codes

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 Net-Chinese Co. Ltd.
registrar 2 EuroDNS
registrar 3 WYITH LIMITED

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Trademark Office, State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC). China is a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Bright & Right
lawyer 2 Wang, Hartmann, Gibbs & Cauley, P.C.

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Country information

country China
capital Beijing
official language Putonghua (or Mandarin), Modern Standard Chinese (nationwide except Hong Kong and Macau), Cantonese (Hong Kong and Macau), English (Hong Kong), Portuguese, (Macau)
recognized languages English,Portuguese
government Single party-led state
legislature National People's Congress
EU accession
area 9,640,821 km2 or 9,671,018 km²
are rank 3rd/4th
population 1336718015
population rank 1st
population density 139.6/km2
population density rank 53rd

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $10.084 trillion
GDP per capita 4283
gini (2005) 41.5
HDI (2010) 0.663(medium)
HDI rank 89th
currency Chinese yuan (renminbi) (¥) (CNY)
time zone China Standard Time (UTC+8)
drives on the right, except for Hong Kong & Macau
calling code 86