(PECL geoip >= 0.2.0)

geoip_region_by_nameGet the country code and region


geoip_region_by_name(string $hostname): array

The geoip_region_by_name() function will return the country and region corresponding to a hostname or an IP address.

This function is currently only available to users who have bought a commercial GeoIP Region Edition. A warning will be issued if the proper database cannot be located.

The names of the different keys of the returning associative array are as follows:



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

Valor Retornado

Returns the associative array on success, or false if the address cannot be found in the database.


Exemplo #1 A geoip_region_by_name() example

This will print the array containing the country code and region of the host

= geoip_region_by_name('');
if (
$region) {

O exemplo acima produzirá:

    [country_code] => US
    [region] => CA

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blacksdeva at gmail dot com
10 years ago
Hi Kaushal,

You have to install geoip first before using its features, this link might help if you get stuck just tell me what distro you are using
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