PHP 5: GeoIP

Install PHP GeoIP

# apt-get install geoip-bin geoip-database geoip-database-extra php5-geoip php5-geos

Updating GeoIP database from SID (choose your mirror)

# wget
# wget
# dpkg -i geoip-database_20160912-1_all.deb
# dpkg -i geoip-database-extra_20160912-1_all.deb  

To convert IP to integer

$ip = ip2long('');

To convert integer to IP

$hostip = long2ip($ip);

To get 3 chars country code 

echo geoip_country_code3_by_name($hostip);

To get country name 

echo geoip_country_name_by_name($hostip);

To get country code and region

echo var_dump(geoip_region_by_name($hostip))."<br>";
 Error: mod_fcgid: stderr: PHP Warning:  geoip_region_by_name(): Required database not available at /usr/share/GeoIP/GeoIPRegion.dat. ??? May be required subscription premium service ???