Country level domain name are interesting . Some registrars made them very difficult to register. One domain name extension that has been very difficult and expensive is Iceland’s .Is .
There are few registrars who made them very expensive due to brand protection. Their prices can vary from $80 to more or you can create directly register through registry.
One of the top domain name registrars Namecheap , is now offering the .Is domain names starting from $40 to more. This is the same price as you get directly from registry.
It’s being quite interesting to watch how .Is domain names getting popular from here.