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Pure Python GeoIP API

Project description

This library is based on Maxmind’s GeoIP C API.

Tested with Python version 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.2 and 3.3.

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You can easily install pygeoip from PyPi.

pip install pygeoip

Supported Databases


Issues and Contribution

Bug reports are done by creating an issue on Github. If you want to contribute you can always create a pull request for discussion and code submission.

Getting Started

Create your GeoIP instance with appropriate access flag. STANDARD reads data from disk when needed, MEMORY_CACHE loads database into memory on instantiation and MMAP_CACHE loads database into memory using mmap.

import pygeoip
gi4 = pygeoip.GeoIP('/path/to/GeoIP.dat', pygeoip.MEMORY_CACHE)
gi6 = pygeoip.GeoIP('/path/to/GeoIPv6.dat', pygeoip.MEMORY_CACHE)

Country Lookup

>>> gi4.country_code_by_name('')
>>> gi4.country_code_by_addr('')
>>> gi4.country_name_by_addr('')
'United States'
>>> gi6.country_code_by_name('')
>>> gi6.country_code_by_addr('2001:7fd::1')
>>> gi6.country_name_by_addr('2001:7fd::1')

Region Lookup

>>> gi = pygeoip.GeoIP('/path/to/GeoIPRegion.dat')
>>> gi.region_by_name('')
{'region_code': 'CA', 'country_code': 'US'}

City Lookup

>>> gi = pygeoip.GeoIP('/path/to/GeoIPCity.dat')
>>> gi.record_by_addr('')
    'city': u'Mountain View',
    'region_code': u'CA',
    'area_code': 650,
    'time_zone': 'America/Los_Angeles',
    'dma_code': 807,
    'metro_code': 'San Francisco, CA',
    'country_code3': 'USA',
    'latitude': 37.41919999999999,
    'postal_code': u'94043',
    'longitude': -122.0574,
    'country_code': 'US',
    'country_name': 'United States',
    'continent': 'NA'
>>> gi.time_zone_by_addr('')

Organization Lookup

>>> gi = pygeoip.GeoIP('/path/to/GeoIPOrg.dat')
>>> gi.org_by_name('')
'Dell Computer Corporation'

ISP Lookup

>>> gi = pygeoip.GeoIP('/path/to/GeoIPISP.dat')
>>> gi.org_by_name('')
'Turner Broadcasting System'

ASN Lookup

>>> gi = pygeoip.GeoIP('/path/to/GeoIPASNum.dat')
>>> gi.org_by_name('')
'AS5662 Turner Broadcasting'

For more information, check out the full API documentation.

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