GeoIP is a C library that enables the user to find the country that any IP
address or hostname originates from. It uses a file based database that is
accurate as of June 2007 and can optionally be updated on a weekly
basis by installing the GeoIP-update package. This database simply contains IP
blocks as keys, and countries as values. This database should be more complete
and accurate than using reverse DNS lookups.
This package includes GeoLite data created by MaxMind, available from