GeoLite2 Free Downloadable Databases

The GeoIP2/GeoLite2 CSV format is still in alpha and should not be considered stable. We welcome your feedback on this format. Please email your comments and questions to Currently, we only offer GeoLite2 CSV files. GeoIP2 CSVs will be available later in 2014.


GeoLite2 databases are free IP geolocation databases comparable to, but less accurate than, MaxMind’s GeoIP2 databases. GeoLite2 databases are updated on the first Tuesday of each month.


MaxMind does not provide official support for the free GeoLite2 databases. If you have questions about the GeoLite2 databases or GeoIP2 APIs, please see stackoverflow’s GeoIP questions and answers.


The GeoLite2 databases are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The attribution requirement may be met by including the following in all advertising and documentation mentioning features of or use of this database:

This product includes GeoLite2 data created by MaxMind, available from
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We also offer commercial redistribution licensing.


Database MaxMind DB binary, gzipped CSV format, zipped
GeoLite2 City Download (md5 checksum) Download (md5 checksum)
GeoLite2 Country Download (md5 checksum) Download (md5 checksum)

MaxMind APIs

See GeoIP2 downloadable databases for a list of available APIs. GeoIP2 APIs may be used with GeoLite2 databases.