Moreover, 116 applications are IDNs (Internationalized Domain Names) and 66 have designated themselves as geographic name applications.
The 1930 new gTLD applications were received from 60 countries :
- 911 gTLD applications came from North America
- 675 applications came from Europe
- 303 applications came from the Asia-Pacific region
- 24 came from Latin America and the Caribbean
- 17 applications came from Africa
You can read ICANN announcement after the jump :
"The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) received a total of 1930 applications, after refunds, for new
generic top-level domains.
- 1846 of those are “standard” applications.
- 84 are designated as “community-based”.
Of the 1930, 66 have designated themselves as geographic name applications.
116 applications are Internationalized Domain Names, or IDNs,using non-Latin scripts.
Three applicants seek support through ICANN’s Applicant Support Program.
Applications were received from 60 countries. Using ICANN’s definitions of the world’s regions, which can be viewed on our
- 911 applications came from North America.
- 675 from Europe.
- 303 applications are from the Asia-Pacific region.
- 24 are from Latin America and the Caribbean.
- 17 from Africa.
Some domain names have been applied for by more than one applicant. There are 230 domain names for which at least two
applications were submitted, involving a total of 751 applications."