Geolocate a given IP address

ip2loc() { wget -qO - www.ip2location.com/$1 | grep "<span id=\"dgLookup__ctl2_lblICountry\">" | sed 's/<[^>]*>//g; s/^[\t]*//; s/&quot;/"/g; s/</</g; s/>/>/g; s/&amp;/\&/g'; }
Grabs the ip2location site and removes everything but the span tag containing the country value. Place it inside your .bashrc or .bash_aliases file.
Sample Output
$ ip2loc 167.4.1.41
UNITED STATES

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you need to apt-get install geoip-bin for geoiplookup to work
rubo77 · 304 weeks and 3 days ago

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