Net_GeoIP::lookupCountryCode() – returns 2-letter country code (e.g. "CA") for specified IP address


require_once "Net/GeoIP.php";

string lookupCountryCode() ( string $addr )


This method returns the 2-letter country code for the given IP address. It works with both the free and the non-free databases.

Looking up the country code

require_once "Net/GeoIP.php";

$geoip Net_GeoIP::getInstance("/path/to/geoipdb.dat");

try {
} catch (
Exception $e) {
// Handle exception


  • string $addr - IP address

    Note: Hostnames are not supported. More information.


This method throws an exception if the IP address is invalid or if the database type is incorrect.

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Last updated: Tue, 02 Jun 2009 — Download Documentation
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