Eqypt Tops Africa But Nigeria Is Just Behind – The Internet Geography of Africa

Africa’s first registered ccTLD (.EG) still tops. Yes, when you look at the world from the number of population online, Egypt rules and Nigeria comes second, in Africa. The above graph was adapted from Bytelevel and it gives visualization of ccTLDs in Africa. The bigger the size, the more the number of the nation’s citizens are online. Notice that this map was generated from the top level domain in the nation.


A whole new way of looking at the world
At the end of every URL and email address is a top-level domain (TLD). Although .com is the world’s most popular TLD, it is far from alone. There are more than 260 TLDs in use around the world, most of which are country code top-level domains (ccTLDs). The Country Codes of the World map includes 245 country codes, which encompasses all United Nations countries as well as numerous islands and territories. Each two-digit code is aligned over the country it represents and is color coded with the legend below for quick and easy reference.

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