GeoCities Japan

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GeoCities Japan
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Project status Closing
Archiving status In progress...
Project source Unknown
Project tracker Unknown
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Project lead Unknown

GeoCities Japan is the Japanese version of GeoCities. It survived the 2009 shutdown of the global platform.


On 2018-10-01, Yahoo! Japan announced that they would be closing GeoCities at the end of March 2019. (New accounts can still be created until 2019-01-10.)

Discovery Info

  • Several records available at:
    • geocities_jp_first.txt: First level subdirectory list under, compiled from IA CDX data. 566,690 records in total.
    • geocities_co_jp_first.txt: Same as above, for 12,470 records in total.
      • NOTE: The majority of sites under are not first-level sites, but "field" sites which are second-level (there could be, in theory, 1.79M of them; how many actually exist unknown), see explanation below.
    • blogs_yahoo_co_jp_first.txt: Same as above, for 646,901 records in total.
    • geocities_co_jp_fields.txt: List of field names under
      • Individual websites are listed in the following format: "[FieldName]/[AAAA]" where AAAA ranges from 0000 to 9999.
    • include-surts.txt: List of subdomains that should be allowed by your crawler.