IP Geolocation

Learn how IP geolocation works, and learn how to use our accuracy data to better understand your geolocation results.

  • Geolocation Accuracy

    One of our greatest priorities is to keep our data as accurate as possible. In cases where it's not possible to be as accurate as we would like, we are transparent with our customers about technolo...

  • Choose the Right Geolocation Product

    MaxMind offers IP geolocation data through our databases and web services, with varying levels of geolocation specificity. Some of our products and services only geolocate IP addresses to a country...

  • Country-level and City-level Geolocation

    MaxMind offers different data points about IP geolocations of differing levels of specificity. Generally, our geolocation data can be broken down into country-level data, and city-level data. Count...

  • IP Geolocation Data

    Depending on your product or service, our data includes a number of data points about the geolocation of IP addresses, including: names of continents, countries, cities, and subdivisions, our conf...

  • Geolocation Coverage

    GeoIP2 geolocation databases and web services cover nearly all public IPs in use, worldwide, even those in Antarctica. This includes IPv4 as well as IPv6 addresses. We can not return data for IPs w...

  • Upgrade from GeoLite2

    Many of our customers use GeoLite2 products in order to test our services, and it's easy to upgrade. We recommend this approach. How to upgrade GeoLite2 data is in the same format as GeoIP2 data, a...

  • Correct GeoIP2 Data

    In the event that the data we have represented for a particular IP address is not accurate, we can accept a correction request. We do our best to filter through all requests and apply them within a...