what is a private ip address?who uses it?and why use it?

i used ip locator to locate an ip addres but it gave the result that this ip address is private and no country is associated.i am wondering what this is.what is a private ip?who uses it?and why use it?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Private IPs are used on networks that utilize Network Address Translation to share a single public IP.

    192.168.x.x, 10.64.x.x, are common examples of private addresses.

    There are not enough routable addresses for all of the computers currently online, hence the use of private addresses.

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