Population: 8.53 Million

As “The city that never sleeps”, New York City is known for its pizza, Broadway, Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street and its multitude of mom & pop stores.

With a rich history of innovation, it should come as no surprise then that New York City’s .nyc program has been a runaway success building on this foundation of innovation. The .nyc TLD was introduced to its residents with a locally focused policy limiting .nyc domain ownership to those with physical addresses in one of the 5 boroughs, meaning residents can connect with local businesses who had adopted a .nyc with trust that they are dealing with locals. From business focused domains such as through to the official website of the City Chamber of Commerce at, the people of New York City have made .nyc aprime example of a Digital Cities for other regions to follow.

“.nyc places our city on the digital map by allowing New Yorkers to own a small piece of cyberspace.” – NYC Mayor, Bill de Blasio

Famous For:

  • Landmarks; Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Empire State Building, Times Square, etc.
  • Being a city that never sleeps

Random Facts:

  • Later in 2018, New York City will open the world’s first underground park
  • New York City is replacing over 7,500 pay phone booths into Wi-Fi hotspots
  • Oysters were so popular in New York in the 19th century that the shells were used to pave Pearl Street

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