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Lookup IP Address Location

You can get an idea what part of the country or world they're in by using our IP Lookup tool.

Type the IP address below, then click "Lookup IP Address" Read the information below for an explanation.

Here are the best results from a few Geolocation providers. Accuracy of geolocation data may vary from a provider to provider.

What information can we learn?

Your IP-address search will give you general details only about what is on the end of that IP address. Here's what you'll find out:

  • The ISP and organization's name
  • The IP's host name
  • The country it's in
  • The region/state
  • The city (a best guess)
  • The latitude and longitude of the location (a best guess)
  • The area code for that region
  • Any known services running on that IP

Which we can not get the information?

You won't get anything like a person's name or street address. That's where privacy issues come in, which are there to protect Internet users like you.


IP-based Geolocation FAQ


1. What is IP-based Geolocation?

IP-based Geolocation is mapping of an IP address or MAC address to the real-world geographic location of an Internet connected to a computing device or mobile device. Geolocation involves in mapping IP address to the country, region (city), latitude/longitude, ISP and domain name among other useful things.

2. How accurate is IP-based Geolocation?

Accuracy of geolocation database varies depending on which database you use. For IP-to-country database, some vendors claim to offer 98% to 99% accuracy although typical Ip2Country database accuracy is more like 95%. For IP-to-Region (or City), accracy range anywhere from 50% to 75% if neighboring cities are treated as correct. Considering that there is no official source of IP-to-Region information, 50+% accuracy is pretty good.

3. How does IP-based geolocation work?

ARIN Whois database provides a mechanism for finding contact and registration information for IP resources registered with ARIN. The IP whois information is available for free, and determining the country from this database is relatively easy. When an organization requires a block of IP addresses, a request is submitted and allocated IP addresses are assigned to a requested ISP.