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IP Geolocation & IP Location Lookup API

ipwhoisio profile image IP Location API by ipwhois.io ・1 min read

The service IP Geolocation is free for the test and small applications and sites.

Development
Due to powerful and optimized servers located on different continents and productive database, achieve a real response of up to 90 milliseconds in most parts of the world.

PHP Library
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PHP Function

$ip = "CLIENT_IP_ADDRESS";
$location = get_ipwhois($ip);
$decodedLocation = json_decode($location, true);

echo "<pre>";
print_r($decodedLocation);
echo "</pre>";

function get_ipwhois($ip, $format = "json", $lang = "en") {
    $url = "http://free.ipwhois.io/".$format."/".$ip."?lang=".$lang;
    $cURL = curl_init();

    curl_setopt($cURL, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
    curl_setopt($cURL, CURLOPT_HTTPGET, true);
    curl_setopt($cURL, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);
    curl_setopt($cURL, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array(
        'Content-Type: application/json',
        'Accept: application/json'
    ));
    return curl_exec($cURL);
}

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nag323

Great. Thanks for sharing.

geo.ipify.com also provides powerful IP Location Lookup API