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country Korea, Republic of
Dispute polices .KR 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 39440000
broadband users in .kr N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1986
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)
sponsor Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)


Registration restrictions on international domains, registrants must have a local presence within South Korea; varying restrictions exist for registration under different second-level names.

Currently suggested registrars

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO). South Korea 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 Lee & Ko
lawyer 2 Yeosan Law Offices

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.kr registration stats

Country information

country Korea, Republic of
capital Seoul
official language Korean
recognized languages
government Presidential republic
legislature National Assembly
EU accession
area 100,210 km2
are rank 108th
population 48875000
population rank 24th
population density 491/km2 
population density rank 21st

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $1,457.063 billion
GDP per capita 29791
gini (2005) 31.3
HDI (2010) 0.877 very high
HDI rank 12th
currency South Korean won (KRW)
time zone Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
drives on the right
calling code 82