March 2019 – IP2Location released the new IP2Location Web Services announced the release of new IP2Location Web Service with extended value
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IP2Location Geolocation
IP2Location Geolocation
SARASOTA, Fla. - March 26, 2019 - PRLog -- Announcing exciting news!, world leading provider of the IP geolocation technology and databases products today announced the release of new IP2Location Web Service with extended value. The new returned value improves results but more than expected!

For those who would like to explore on how to get geolocation data from an IP address using REST API, here's how they can get results from, the IP2Location IP Geolocation web service.

IP2Location web service provides reverse lookup of an IP address to an ISO3166 country code, region or state, city, latitude and longitude, ZIP/Postal code, time zone, ISP, net speed, area code, weather station code, weather station name, mobile carrier data, elevation, and usage type and both IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.

In this new release, IP2Location supports additional information returned by web service such as olson time zone, translations and so on. These additional values were grouped as 'addon' and 'lang'.

To search, submit a query string and a set of parameters to the IP2Location REST API service and you will get the IP location lookup within seconds. Search results are derived from the IP2Location index of over 4 billion unique IP addresses.

How powerful will IP2Location Web Service become? Let's look at the new information available.

• Continent
Field: (addon: continent) code
Description: Two-character continent code.

Field: (addon: continent) name
Description: Continent name.

Field: (addon: continent) hemisphere
Description: The hemisphere of where the country located. The data in array format with first item indicates (north/south) hemisphere and second item indicates (east/west) hemisphere information.

Field: (addon: continent) translations
Description: Translation data based on the given lang code.

• Country
Field: (addon: country) name
Description: Country name based on ISO 3166.

Field: (addon: country) alpha3_code
Description: Three-character country code based on ISO 3166.

Field: (addon: country) numeric_code
Description: Three-character country numeric code based on ISO 3166.

Field: (addon: country) flag
Description: URL of the country flag image.

Field: (addon: country) capital
Description: Capital of the country.

Field: (addon: country) total_area
Description: Total area in km2.

Field: (addon: country) population
Description: Population of the country.

Field: (addon: country) currency -> code
Description: Currency code based on ISO 4217.

Field: (addon: country) currency -> name
Description: Currency name.

Field: (addon: country) currency -> symbol
Description: Currency symbol.

Field: (addon: country) language -> code
Description: Language code based on ISO 639.

Field: (addon: country) language -> name
Description: Language name.

Field: (addon: country) idd_code
Description: The IDD prefix to call the city from another country.

Field: (addon: country) tld
Description: Country-Code Top-Level Domain.

Field: (addon: country) translations
Description: Translation data based on the given lang code.

• Region
Field: (addon: region) name
Description: Region or state name.

Field: (addon: region) code
Description: ISO3166-2 code.

Field: (addon: region) translation
Description: Translation data based on the given lang code.

• City
Field: (addon: city) name
Description: City name.

Field: (addon: city) translations
Description: Translation data based on the given lang code.

• Geotargeting
Field: (addon: geotargeting) metro
Description: Metro code based on zip/postal code.

• Country Grouping
Field: (addon: country_groupings) acronym
Description: Acronym of the country grouping.

Field: (addon: country_groupings) name
Description: Name of the country grouping.

• Time Zone
Field: (addon: time_zone_info) olson
Description: Time zone in olson format.

Field: (addon: time_zone_info) current_time
Description: Current time in ISO 8601 format.

Field: (addon: time_zone_info) gmt_offset
Description: GMT offset value in seconds.

Field: (addon: time_zone_info) is_dst
Description: Indicate if the time zone value is in DST.

Summary of the newly release Add On and information returned:

continent: Continent details with multilingual supports.
country: Country information with multilingual supports.
region: Region names with multilingual supports. Required WS3 and above.
city: City names with multilingual supports. Required WS3 and above.
geotargeting: Metro code for supported area. Required the package that has zip code data, such as WS9.
country_groupings: Country Grouping Terminology.
time_zone_info: Local time in real time. Required the package that has time zone data, such as DB11.

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