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IntroducedAugust 27, 2015 (root server)
March 7, 2016 (general public)
TLD typeGeneric top-level domain (gTLD)
RegistryGDN Registry
Intended useGeneric domain
Registration restrictionsNone
DocumentsICANN Registry Agreement
Anti-abuse policy
Domain name policy
Dispute policiesUDRP
Registry websitewww.nic.gdn

.gdn (short for Global Domain Name) is a generic top-level domain (TLD) name. It is a generic TLD as it has no intended audience and can be used by anyone. The Registry Agreement was made official on July 31, 2014.[1] It became available to the general public on 7 March 2016.[citation needed]

The top three countries where .gdn is registered are the United States, China, and the Russian Federation.

.gdn made 300,000+ registrations in less than a year after general public launch.[citation needed] The domain is registered in 119 countries.


  1. ^ "Resources - ICANN". www.icann.org. Retrieved 2016-04-11.