Queries available regions.

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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required? Example value Description
Action String  Yes DescribeRegions

The name of this action. Value: DescribeRegions

AcceptLanguage String  No zh-CN

The language of the returned value. Valid values:

  • zh-CN(Default): Chinese
  • en-US: English

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example value Description
Regions Array

A list of available regions.


A list of available regions.

LocalName String  China (Qingdao)

The name of the region.

RegionEndpoint String  vpc.aliyuncs.com

The endpoint of the region service.

RegionId String  cn-qingdao

The ID of the region.

RequestId String 611CB80C-B6A9-43DB-9E38-0B0AC3D9B58F

The ID of the request.


Request example

http(s)://vpc.aliyuncs.com/? Action=DescribeRegions

Response example

XML format

              <LocalName>China (Qingdao)</LocalName>
              <LocalName>Germany (Frankfurt)</LocalName>

JSON format

				"LocalName": "China (Qingdao)"
				"LocalName":"Germany (Frankfurt)"


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