Queries the region list.


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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeRegions

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DescribeRegions.

AcceptLanguage String No zh-CN

The supported languages. Valid values:

  • zh-CN: Chinese.
  • en-US: English.
  • ja:Japanese.
Lang String No en

The language.

UserClientIp String No

The IP address of the client.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
Regions Array

The list of regions.


The information about a region.

LocalName String 华北2(北京)

The Chinese name of the region.

RegionEndpoint String pvtz.aliyuncs.com

The endpoint of Alibaba Cloud DNS PrivateZone in the region.

RegionId String cn-shenzhen 

The ID of the region.

RegionName String China South 1

The name of the region.

RequestId String AF7D4DCE-0776-47F2-A9B2-6FB85A87AA60

The ID of the request.


Sample requests

&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

            <RegionName>China North 2</RegionName>
            <RegionName>China South 1</RegionName>

JSON format

				"RegionName":"China North 2"
				"RegionName":"China South 1"
				" RegionId":"cn-shenzhen"

Error codes

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