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(PECL geoip >= 0.2.0)

geoip_country_code_by_nameGet the two letter country code


string geoip_country_code_by_name ( string $hostname )

The geoip_country_code_by_name() function will return the two letter country code corresponding to a hostname or an IP address.



The hostname or IP address whose location is to be looked-up.

Return Values

Returns the two letter ISO country code on success, or FALSE if the address cannot be found in the database.


Example #1 A geoip_country_code_by_name() example

This will print where the host is located.

if (
$country) {
'This host is located in: ' $country;

The above example will output:

This host is located in: US

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