Achieve global scale with Azure regions

  • Available in 140 countries, including 40 regions
  • Global and sovereign offerings
  • Ongoing commitment to local and industry compliance
  • Which Azure region is right for me?

    Consider these factors when choosing your region:

    Location

    Where is your business located? Do you have branch offices or customers located in other countries?

    Compliance needs

    Do you or your customers have specific compliance requirements?

    Service availability

    Are the Azure services you want available in the region you’re considering?

    Data residency and sovereignty

    Do you or your customers have specific data residency or sovereignty requirements?

    Pricing

    Is cost one of the most important factors in your decision?

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    Map of available regions

    Americas

    United States Azure Government Canada Brazil
    Regions East US, West US, North Central US, South Central US, East US 2, Central US, West US 2, West Central US US Gov. Virginia, US Gov. Iowa, US DoD East, US DoD Central, US Gov. Arizona1, US Gov. Texas1
    Learn more about Azure Government
    Canada East, Canada Central Brazil South
    Data residency/Sovereignty2 Data stored at rest in the USA Data stored at rest in the USA.
    A sovereign offering – a physically isolated instance of Microsoft Azure.
    Stored at rest in Canada Data replication to the USA
    Compliance3 International regional, and industry-specific Continuous commitment to the highest breadth and depth of US government-specific or US DoD-specific compliance standards International regional, and industry-specific International regional, and industry-specific
    Available to All US government entities and their partners only All All
    Getting started Start for free Request a free Azure Government trial Start for free Start for free

    Europe

    Europe France Germany United Kingdom
    Regions North Europe, West Europe France Central1, France South1 Germany Central, Germany Northeast
    Learn more about Azure Germany
    UK West, UK South
    Data residency/Sovereignty2 Stored at rest in Europe Stored at rest in France A sovereign offering – a physically and logically separate instance of Azure services with dedicated network between Germany data centres Stored at rest in the UK
    Compliance3 International regional, and industry-specific Coming soon Designed to meet the strictest EU data protection rule, under control of German Data Trustee International regional, and industry-specific
    Available to All All Customers and partners in EU/European Free Trade Association (EFTA) only All
    Getting started Start for free Coming soon Start Azure Germany account free Start for free

    Asia Pacific

    Asia Pacific Australia China India Japan Korea
    Regions Southeast Asia, East Asia Australia East, Australia Southeast China East, China North
    Learn more at Azure In China
    Central India, West India, South India Japan East, Japan West Korea Central, Korea South
    Data residency/Sovereignty2 Stored at rest in the Asia Pacific region Stored at rest in Australia A sovereign offering – an independent, dedicated network within China Stored at rest in India Stored at rest in Japan Stored at rest in Korea
    Compliance3 International regional, and industry-specific Local and industry-specific China-specific Local and industry-specific Local and industry-specific Coming soon
    Available to All All Organisations with a business presence in China All All All
    Getting started Start for free Start for free Request Azure in China trial Start for free Start for free Start for free

    1 Some regions have been announced and coming soon

    2 Get data residency details

    3 For the latest compliance information, visit the Microsoft Trust Center

    Middle East and Africa

    Middle East and Africa Azure customers around the world can choose from many regions, and those located in the Middle East or Africa frequently use regions in Europe (Dublin, Amsterdam) and Asia Pacific (Singapore, Hong Kong). Azure services are currently available in more than 60 countries in the Middle East and Africa, providing customers with a variety of options to choose from.
    Africa
    Regions South Africa West, South Africa North
    Data residency/Sovereignty Stored at rest in Africa
    Compliance Coming soon
    Available to All
    Getting started Coming soon

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