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 the Regions that are enabled for your account, or all Regions.

For a list of the Regions supported by Amazon EC2, see Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud endpoints and quotas.

For information about enabling and disabling Regions for your account, see Managing Amazon Web Services Regions in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.


For .NET Core 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 client = new AmazonEC2Client();
var response = client.DescribeRegions(new DescribeRegionsRequest 

List<Region> regions = response.Regions;


Version Information

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

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