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Get the country code and region (PECL geoip:0.2.0-1.0.1)
array geoip_region_by_name ( string hostname )

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.

Return Values

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


Example 775. A geoip_region_by_name() example

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

= geoip_region_by_name('');
if (
$region) {

The above example will output:

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