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geoip_country_code_by_name

(PECL geoip >= 0.2.0)

geoip_country_code_by_nameGet the two letter country code

Description

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.

Parameters

hostname

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.

Examples

Example #1 A geoip_country_code_by_name() example

This will print where the host example.com is located.

<?php
$country 
geoip_country_code_by_name('www.example.com');
if (
$country) {
    echo 
'This host is located in: ' $country;
}
?>

The above example will output:

This host is located in: US

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