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country code (F- or FR-)
country France
Dispute polices Règlement de la procédure alternative de résolution des litiges du .fr et .re par la recommandation en ligne (procédure administrée par la CMAP)
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 44625300
broadband users in .fr N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1986
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry AFNIC (NIC France) - Immeuble International
sponsor AFNIC (Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération


Restrictions on domain names, there is a French presence requirement and administrative contact address must be in France; some other restrictions on some of the specific subdomains.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 EuroDNS
registrar 2 Instra Corporation Pty Ltd
registrar 3 GANDI SAS

Trademark information

This country is a member of the European Union. A trademark may be registered exclusively in this country or through the European Community Trademark (CTM) system. Member countries providing protection under the European Community Trademark include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Trademarks are assigned through the National Institute of Industrial Property. France 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 Avi Bitton Law Firm
lawyer 2 B&R Latina

Official TLD logo

.fr expert

.fr index

.fr registration stats

Country information

country France
capital Paris
official language French
recognized languages
government Unitary semi-presidential republic
legislature Parliament(National Assembly, Senate )
EU accession 20904
area 674,843 km2
are rank 43rd
population 65821885
population rank 20th
population density 116/km2
population density rank 89th

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $2.146 trillion
GDP per capita 34092
gini (2005) 32.7
HDI (2010) 0.872 (very high)
HDI rank 14th
currency Euro,CFPfranc(EUR,XPF)
time zone CET[8] (UTC+1)
drives on the right
calling code 33