When you set up geolocation in your Matomo On-Premise, then you can choose between different location providers such as DB-IP and MaxMind. The MaxMind DB shows generally more accurate results for cities and regions.

If you are wanting to use MaxMind, follow these steps

  • Create a license key as described in this FAQ
  • Use this URL and append the value of your license key at the end of the URL:


    Please note that if you only just generated the license key that it may take a few minutes for the link to work.

  • Now you can copy / paste this URL into the Location Database Download URL field in your Matomo and save the change.

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