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(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.

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


Example #1 A geoip_region_by_name() example

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

if (
$region) {

Exemplul de mai sus va afișa:

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

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blacksdeva at gmail dot com
7 years ago
Hi Kaushal,

You have to install geoip first before using its features, this link might help http://php.net/manual/en/geoip.setup.php if you get stuck just tell me what distro you are using
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