How Many Dns Servers Are There in the World

There are 18.5 million domain name system (DNS) servers as of 2011.

  • There are 13 root servers in the world
  • The A-root is the main DNS server
  • Almost all root servers are located in the USA


List of the top 20 DNS servers

Note that we have listed the “DNS server domains” instead of the actual DNS servers. This includes all DNS servers using that domain (normally two servers or more). For example, stands for the DNS servers and

1., 10,590,591 domain names, owner: Wild West Domains Inc.
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

2., 2,840,123 domain names, owner: eNom, Inc.
Bellevue, Washington, USA
Redmond, Washington, USA

3., 2,319,962 domain names, owner: Yahoo! Inc.
Sunnyvale, California, USA

4., 2,278,870 domain names, owner: Network Solutions, LLC
Herndon, Virginia, USA

5., 1,627,835 domain names, owner: 1&1 Internet Inc.
Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA

6., 1,582,611 domain names, owner: Register.Com, Inc.
New York, New York, USA

7., 1,148,234 domain names, owner: Sedo LLC
Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

8., 815,222 domain names, owner: Incorporated
Pasadena, California, USA

9., 780,773 domain names, owner: DBS Administration Pty. Ltd.
Cary, North Carolina, USA

10., 744,071 domain names, owner: BuyDomains Holdings, Inc.
San Diego, California, USA
Centreville, Virginia, USA
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

11., 554,059 domain names, owner: Unknown (Registered anonymously)
Frisco, Texas, USA

12., 524,364 domain names, owner:
Los Angeles, California, USA

13., 513,375 domain names, owner: Schlund+Partner AG
Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

14., 502,782 domain names, owner: XinNet Technology Corp.
Beijing, China

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15., 478,644 domain names, owner:, LLC
Columbus, Ohio, USA

16., 468,751 domain names, owner:
Los Angeles, California, USA

17., 466,383 domain names, owner: iPowerWeb, Inc.
Lakewood, California, USA
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

18., 458,683 domain names, owner: DreamHost WebHosting
San Francisco, California, USA
Brea, California, USA

19., 429,922 domain names, owner: Maltuzi LLC
Los Angeles, California, USA

20., 403,330 domain names, owner: HiChina Zhicheng Technology Ltd.
Beijing, China