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Free IP Geolocation API and Accurate GeoIP Lookup Location Database

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  • geolocation based routing
    Https:// I run my own DNS server, so query processing would not be the problem. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
    IP GeolocationIP Geolocation API - Forever free plan for developers with 30k requests per month (1k/day) limit. - Source: / 4 months ago
  • I want to create my first real project, unsure how to approach it
    Getting a user's location from their IP should be possible with something like this (free for up to 1000 requests per day which my puny website will never get). Latitude + longitude data from this service could be used to place the location dot accurately on the globe, although I'd have to look more into the math aspect of that before. This will probably be one of the harder parts to... - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • why does nordvpn only connect like 30% of the time?
    It might be worth checking who owns the IP address of your exit point the next time you have a bad connection to see if there is a pattern (eg get your IP address from the app and enter it into one of the lookup services such as ). - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Get IP Location
    Thanks but I know absolutely nothing about APIs let alone how to incorporate them into a script. As for if possible, I'd just like to be able to get the city and perhaps the country_name but, again, I have no idea how to do that. I'd be very grateful if you're willing to help me with it. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • I'm being blackmailed on instagram help me track his IP (F)
    It doesn’t get you much, but shows a lot more information than most other services I’ve seen. Like another commenter said, it’s easy to mask your IP address so the information that site gives may not be an accurate representation of that persons actual location. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • What's everyone working on this week (29/2022)?
    I’m working on an IP geolocation data fetcher. So far it only fetches from but I plan to add other services as well. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Best (most recent) way to geo-locate IP's and display a heatmap
    To give you an idea... I currently am doing this in ELK. ELK integrates MaxMind GeoIP databases and keeps them updated. Then, Logstash (the L in ELK) has a plugin for geocoding the IP address as data are ingested. Some IP addresses fail to get geocoded using the MaxMind databases, so I wrote a Python script that uses the ipgeolocation API to fix missing data in the Elasticsearch database. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • NVD - CVE-2022-23812 - A 9.8 critical vulnerability caused by a node library author adding code into his package which has a 1 in 4 chance of wiping the files of a system if it's IP comes from Russia or Belarus
    I'm the founder of which was used to perform IP Geolocation. We've revoked the API key used in this code. The code now cannot execute and it won't affect future. If anyone notices such a thing in the future, please report to us on our contact us page. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Every time I try to watch a soccer game, this happens. Doesn’t happen when I watch shows or movies. Only soccer (aka the only reason I purchased this damn streaming service). Any idea why?
    Go over to and see where it thinks you are in the world, I'll bet it says you are somewhere different than where you are actually located and that you are being covered by some kind of live blackout restriction. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Free for dev - list of software (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.)
    IP GeolocationIP Geolocation API - Forever free plan for developers with 30k requests per month (1k/day) limit. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • PHP get visitors IP information commercial - cheapest commercial plan 150,000 requests/month for $15. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Australian server is in UK?
    Go to and search "", where X is the world. e.g world 1 should be, world 100 should be - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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