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The .de domain extension is the country code top-level domain (TLD) of Germany, with the short form "de" standing for the German name of the country, Deutschland. Trusted by German customers, a recommended option for any business that wants to tap into the German market.

Where did the .de domain come from?

The .de domain extension was introduced in 1996. This domain extension is very well-used within Germany, with its popularity consistently on the rise. Although its use is mostly restricted to Germany, .de consistently ranks within the top 10 most used TLDs on the Internet.

What is the purpose of the .de domain name?

.de domains are ideal for businesses, organizations, and individuals who want to target German audiences. Using a .de domain name will also help improve your local SEO results within Germany.

.DE domain features:

DNS Management


Whois Privacy Protection

Domain Forwarding



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