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geoip_record_by_name -- Returns the detailed City information found in the GeoIP Database


array geoip_record_by_name ( string hostname )

The geoip_record_by_name() function will return the record information corresponding to a hostname or an IP address.

This function is available for both GeoLite City Edition and commercial GeoIP City 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 record 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 1. A geoip_record_by_name() example

This will print the array containing the record of host

= geoip_record_by_name('');
if (
$record) {

The above example will output:

    [country_code] => US
    [region] => CA
    [city] => Marina Del Rey
    [postal_code] => 
    [latitude] => 33.9776992798
    [longitude] => -118.435096741
    [dma_code] => 803
    [area_code] => 310