Queries one or more regions.


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Request parameters

Parameter  Type Required? Example value Description
Action  String   Yes DescribeRegions

The name of this action.  Value: 


AcceptLanguage String  No zh-CN The language of the return value. Valid values:
  • zh-CN (default) : Chinese
  • en-US: English
ProductType String No vpc

The product type.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example value Description

A list of regions.

 └LocalName String China Qingdao

The name of the region.

 └RegionEndpoint String vpc.aliyuncs.com

The endpoint of the service in this region.

 └RegionId String cn-qingdao

The ID of the region.

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

The ID of the request.


Request example

Response example

XML format

<? xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ? > 
		<LocalName>China North 1</LocalName>
		<LocalName>Germany (Frankfurt)</LocalName>

JSON format

    "RequestId": "2F026E79-30AD-47B6-9E7D-D1D4BA77F1F1", 
    "Regions": {
        "Region": [
                "RegionId": "cn-qingdao", 
                "RegionEndpoint": "vpc.aliyuncs.com", 
                "LocalName": "China North 1"
                "RegionId": "eu-central-1", 
                "RegionEndpoint": "vpc.eu-central-1.aliyuncs.com", 
                "LocalName": "Germany (Frankfurt)"

Error codes

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