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.

Returns the region the bucket resides in.


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

Namespace: Amazon.S3
Assembly: AWSSDK.S3.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract GetBucketLocationResponse GetBucketLocation(
         GetBucketLocationRequest request
Type: Amazon.S3.Model.GetBucketLocationRequest

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

Return Value
The response from the GetBucketLocation service method, as returned by S3.


This example shows how to retrieve the location of a bucket.

GetBucketLocation sample

// Create a client
AmazonS3Client client = new AmazonS3Client();

// Construct request
GetBucketLocationRequest request = new GetBucketLocationRequest
    BucketName = "SampleBucket"

// Issue call
GetBucketLocationResponse response = client.GetBucketLocation(request);

// View response data
Console.WriteLine("Bucket location - {0}", response.Location);


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

Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone