PHP Manual: geoip_country_name_by_name

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geoip_country_name_by_name -- Get the full country name


string geoip_country_name_by_name ( string hostname )

The geoip_country_name_by_name() function will return the full country name corresponding to a hostname or an IP address.



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

Return Values

Returns the country name on success, or FALSE if the address cannot be found in the database.


Example 1. A geoip_country_name_by_name() example

This will print where the host is located.

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

The above example will output:

This host is located in: United States