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geoip_country_name_by_name

Get the full country name (PECL geoip:0.2.0-1.0.1)
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.

Parameters

hostname

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.

Examples

Example 766. A geoip_country_name_by_name() example

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

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

The above example will output:

This host is located in: United States