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How to get country, country code and city name by IP address in C#?

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How to get country, country code and city name by IP address in C#?
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You can get the IP Address by - Request.ServerVariables("REMOTE_ADDR")

You can download the Ip-to-country database from: http://ip-to-country.webhosting.info/

and the country information database from: http://www.nabeelakhtar.net/devzone/db_details_index.php?dev=8

SourceForge link to the Country Information Database is: http://sourceforge.net/projects/countrydb/

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IPAddressExtensions - extending the System.Net.IPAddress class
http://www.codeplex.com/IPAddressExtensions

Information provided
Country name (eg. Australia)
Country ISO 3166 2-Code (eg. AU)
Country ISO 3166 3-Code (eg. AUS)
Registry. (eg. APNIC)
Date the IP Address (range) was added to the data source (if known).

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