GeoIP and GeoLite
Databases and Web Services
MaxMind’s GeoIP2 and GeoLite2 IP intelligence products and services are used to discover information about a specific IP address. We provide free and paid web services, subscription-based downloadable databases, and free downloadable databases.
Geolocate an IP
Automatically keep your MaxMind GeoIP database up to date using the GeoIP Update program.
Find detailed API documentation for our binary databases, data specifications, and information about client APIs and our REST API for our web services.
GeoIP2 IP intelligence products and services can provide data on geolocation, network information, anonymizer status, and more. Learn about the different kinds of data in GeoIP2 products and services
GeoLite2 databases and web services provide free geolocation and limited network data for IP addresses. This data is less accurate than the data in our paid, GeoIP2 products and services. You must
sign up for a free GeoLite2 account
in order to download GeoLite2 databases or query the GeoLite2 web services. GeoLite2 uses the same integration methods and documentation as GeoIP2 (linked below), with a few minor modifications. It is recommended that you get started by reading about GeoLite2
Web Service Documentation
Detailed documentation of GeoIP2 and GeoLite2 web service usage.
Detailed documentation of GeoIP2 and GeoLite2 database usage.
Review GeoIP2 release notes to understand changes to the GeoIP2 API.
Frequently Asked Questions
Consult our Support Center for answers to frequently asked questions about using GeoIP.
Get geolocation and other information associated with an IP address through easy-to-use APIs.
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