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Introduced March 1993[1]
TLD type Country code top-level domain
Status Active
Registry CARNet
Sponsor CARNet
Intended use Entities connected with  Croatia
Actual use Very popular in Croatia
Registered domains 100,018 (December 14, 2017).hr Registry
Registration restrictions Limited to Croatian citizens, residents, and companies/organizations; various rules and restrictions based on categories of registrants
Structure Registrations are taken directly at second level or at third level beneath some second-level labels
Dispute policies Arbitration
Registry Website

.hr is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Croatia.


The .hr domain is administered by CARNet (Croatian Academic and Research Network), via the CARNet DNS Committee which determines policy, and the CARNet DNS Service which handles day-to-day matters. The Committee is composed of members generally associated with the academic community. Until 2010, the Service was operated by SRCE; since July 1, 2010 the service operations are divided between CARNet itself, SRCE and a variety of registrars.

Registrants are classified into a number of different groups with different rules about their domain registrations. A requirement of connection to Croatia, such as being a citizen, permanent resident, or registered company, is common to all of the categories except for the .com.hr. Third level domains (example.com.hr) are allowed to be registered for anyone in the world as long as they provide a local contact.

Some categories of registrants are permitted to register domains directly at the second level, but this is generally limited to one per legal entity (although there are some special categories for which additional registrations are allowed, generally involving projects considered to be of public interest).

There are also third-level registrations including of individuals in a few specialized domains such as .iz.hr (.from.hr), and an unlimited number of registrations in .com.hr, but these are unpopular compared to the second-level names registered directly under .hr.


As of March 2017, around 30,33% of all the .hr domains were served via secured HTTPS protocol, with the cPanel, Inc. Certification Authority being the most popular SSL certificate.[2] Apache is the most popular web server, serving 65,93% of the .hr domains, followed by Microsoft-IIS serving 13,23% of the total .hr domains.[2] As of 14th December, 2017 at 3PM CET, there are now over 100,000 .hr domain names registered. [1]


  1. ^ Novak, Tomislav (18 November 2016). "PRIJE 24 GODINE PET ENTUZIJASTA ODVELO NAS JE U 21. STOLJEĆE 'Ubili smo se od posla, ali i dobro zabavili. I svi su nas gledali u čudu'". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Hrvatskog Internet statistika hrvdo.com". www.hrvdo.com (in Croatian). Retrieved 2017-03-01. 

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