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How To Get country name, city name,Location from IP address provides Api's where if we pass the IP Address, it returns the Location details like Country Name, City Name , Lon and Lat etc.

We can use PHP to process the response from the api call and get the required data.

Some of the API provided by are as follows,
City: Sugar Grove, IL
City: Sugar Grove, IL
Latitude: 41.7696
Longitude: -88.4588

Now I will show you how to use PHP to call and process similar Api's
[use the URL above for an example - XML too long to paste below]

Following is the PHP function,

function countryCityFromIP($ipAddr)

//get the XML result from
$xml = file_get_contents("".$ipAddr);

//get the city name inside the node and

//assing the city name to the array

//get the country name inside the node and

//assign the country name to the $ipDetail array

//get the country name inside the node and
$ipDetail->countryCOde=$cc_match[1]; //assing the country code to array

//return the array containing city, country and country code
return $ipDetail;


We can call the above function as,



  1. Hello I want to know the country name thought ip with phpcode
    Because I want to filter the email by country wise on my inquiry form
    USA Mail to usa friends email
    Nepal mail to nepal friends email

    Is that possible with php code if so please help me

  2. Nice tutorial....thanks for this post.....
    Please visit this link for learn more script.


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