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country Nepal
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
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank
broadband users in .np N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1995
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry Mercantile Communications Pvt. Ltd.
sponsor Mercantile Communications Pvt. Ltd.


International domain name restrictions, local presence requirement; names must be based on company/organization or brand name.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 NameISP
registrar 2 Innter.Net
registrar 3 101 Domain Registration

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Department of Industry under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies. Nepal is not a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 7 years and may be renewed for further periods of 7 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Global Law Associates Pvt. Ltd
lawyer 2 Nepal Intellectual Property Law Services

Official TLD logo

.np index

Country information

country Nepal
capital Kathmandu
official language Nepali
recognized languages Nepal Bhasa, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Tharu, Gurung,Tamang, Magar, Awadhi, Sherpa, Kiranti,Limbu and other 100 different indigenouslanguages.
government Republic
legislature Constituent Assembly
EU accession
area 147,181 km2
are rank 93rd
population 29331000
population rank 40th
population density 199.3/km2
population density rank 62nd

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $34.880 billion
GDP per capita 1237
gini (2005) 47.2
HDI (2010)
HDI rank
currency Nepalese rupee (NPR)
time zone NPT (UTC+5:45)
drives on the left
calling code +977