Geoip is mapped as a string by default

Hello all. I am fairly new to ELK and I am trying to troubleshoot a problem I am facing with geoip.
I followed this guide to install everything:
Then after I understood a little bit better how things are working, I disabled metricbeat and installed filebeat:

I am able to parse 2 different kinds of logs from Apache using grok.
After that I tried to add the geoip fitler, however it is not working.
I searched and I saw that(after following the guide for filebeat) I have default index pattern called "Filebeat-*", the indices are created using the format "Filebeat-version-YYYY.MM.dd", and the geoip mapping is set to String.

here is my logstash configuration:

  input {
      beats {
        port => 5044

filter {
  if "WARN" in [message] { drop{ } }
  if " - - " in [message] {
 grok { match => { "message" => "%{IP:client} %{DATA:em} \[%{HTTPDATE:timestamp}\] \"%{WORD:method} %{URIPATHPARAM:request} %{DATA:http}\" %{NUMBER:response}" } }
 geoip { source => "client" }

}else {

 grok { match => { "message" => "%{IP:client} \[%{HTTPDATE:timestamp}\] %{WORD:method} %{URIPATHPARAM:request} %{DATA:http} %{NUMBER:response} %{NUMBER:duration}" } }
 geoip { source => "client" }

 if [system][process] {
    if [system][process][cmdline] {
      grok {
        match => {
          "[system][process][cmdline]" => "^%{PATH:[system][process][cmdline_path]}"
        remove_field => "[system][process][cmdline]"


output {
  elasticsearch {
    hosts => "localhost:9200"
    manage_template => false
    index => "%{[@metadata][beat]}-%{[@metadata][version]}-%{+YYYY.MM.dd}"

I tried deleting the default index pattern, deleting the latest index of Filebeat(ending in 10.30) but still I can not seem to be able to solve it.
I am 100% sure that I have failed somewhere along the way, but can you provide me with some information, so future indices can have the correct geoip mapping?

Thank you very much

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