Customers in China were redirected to other Habbo communities.
In December 2008, Habbo's Russian community announced it was closing in February 2009 as a result of low numbers.
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It has since been expanded to over 31 countries in five continents, including Hotelli Kultakala in Finland which was made into a Habbo Hotel and has been invested in by venture capitalists.
In May 2006, the service, along with its domain names, were changed from au, etc.) to au, etc.).
Those on the site with "furni" (virtual furniture that can be used to furnish rooms in the hotel that are bought with the use of Habbo Credits or Coins, that can be purchased with actual money) have been told they will receive credit codes for use on the USA Habbo community.
Users can also choose from pre-made room templates, or create their own.
A reporter posing as an 11-year-old girl claimed that explicit sex chats were common within minutes of logging on to the service, The then CEO of Sulake, Paul La Fontaine comments, "We're thrilled to announce we have launched in Turkey.
This is a very important market for us and we expect Habbo Hotel to be a big success there, with many teenagers joining to converse with friends, meet people with similar interests and enjoy access to the global Habbo Hotel network.
The service began in 2000 and has expanded to include nine online communities (or "hotels"), with users in over 150 countries.
As of August 2012, over 273 million avatars have been registered with an average 5 million unique visitors monthly.