AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

AWS services or capabilities described in AWS Documentation may vary by region/location. Click Getting Started with Amazon AWS to see specific differences applicable to the China (Beijing) Region.

Describes one or more regions that are currently available to you.

For a list of the regions supported by Amazon EC2, see Regions and Endpoints.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DescribeRegionsAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.EC2
Assembly: AWSSDK.EC2.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public virtual DescribeRegionsResponse DescribeRegions(
         DescribeRegionsRequest request
Type: Amazon.EC2.Model.DescribeRegionsRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DescribeRegions service method.

Return Value
The response from the DescribeRegions service method, as returned by EC2.


This example describes all the regions that are available to you.

To describe your regions

var response = client.DescribeRegions(new DescribeRegionsRequest 

List regions = response.Regions;


Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

See Also