I’ve finally created my own geolocation application I wanted to have for a long time. It is a web application to show the geographical location of your current IP address on a map. An elegant solution is possible using Google Maps and MaxMind’s free GeoLite City database.
You can either visit GeoMapLookup to do a lookup for your current IP address or enter a different IP or domain name on that page. Using the following URL you can also pass the host via IP or domain name directly to the page:
Please contact me before using this URL in your applications or on your website. My WordPress plugin Commenter Spy now uses this URL for lookups.
- different methods for doing a lookup
- large map (720 by 540 pixels)
- clean layout
- Google Maps popup showing city, country, latitude, longitude, hostname and IP address
- great Web 2.0-ish logo ;-)