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GeoIP2 for retrieving city and region using Python

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Looking for a way to identify the city of my website visitors.

The closet I have gone is to come up with the visitor's ISP city:

try:
 gi = pygeoip.GeoIP('/usr/local/share/GeoLiteCity.dat')
 city = gi.time_zone_by_addr( os.environ['HTTP_CF_CONNECTING_IP'] )
 host = socket.gethostbyaddr( os.environ['HTTP_CF_CONNECTING_IP'] )[0]
except Exception as e:
 host = repr(e)

But today i was searching again for this and found out about geoip2, maybe that would help more.

 >>> import geoip2
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "", line 1, in 
ImportError: No module named 'geoip2'

 >>> client = geoip2.webservices.Client(42, 'abcdef123456')
 >>> omni = client.omni('24.24.24.24')
 >>> country = omni.country
 >>> print(country.iso_code)

I cant even import the module even though my 'pip install geopip2' was successful

There is definately i way to identify the users location based solely on its ip address as this site does it: http://www.geoiptool.com/

Google, MS, facebook and twitter are not the only ones that can do it?

Perhaps this is being done by giving longitude and latitude?

posted Jul 12, 2013 by anonymous

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I did, for me it gives exact city location and not the ISP's city location.

I dont know what for you it just says Kansas, it shouldn't, since it  using longitude and latitude, it should have been accurate.
I suggest you read that geoiptool site, in particular the page
http://www.geoiptool.com/en/ip_info/
There is some misinformation, but notice carefully the part about  dynamic IP addresses. Probably 99% of the individual users on the web (the ones using a browser) have dynamic IP addresses. The fixed ones are needed by servers, and especially for DNS use, where the name lookup wants to be stable for relatively log periods of time.

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