Good tool. 

Can this be used to display banners country wide or state wide?

Many Indian Wikipedian users don't even know about the existance of regional language Wikipedias. So, if we can display a banner at the top giving links to regional Wikipedias, it will greatly boost the awareness about them. Sites like do this already. 


On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:39 PM, Erik Moeller <> wrote:
Hello all,

we're experimenting with geolocation tools. For the purpose of
supporting the coordination of meetups and events, we want to add
functionality that will make it easy to run banners in a particular
region (e.g. a city and surrounding area).

To do so, we need to license a database that will allow us to look up
a person's presumed location based on their IP address. Before we do
so, we want to gather some reports from around the world about the
quality of the information provided.

To help out, please visit:

And then report your results at:

Thanks for any and all help,

Erik Möller
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

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