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Azure geographies

Each Azure geography contains one or more regions and meets specific data residency and compliance requirements. This lets you keep your business-critical data and apps nearby on fault-tolerant, high-capacity networking infrastructure.

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Explore the latest news for Azure datacenter regions

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Microsoft to open new datacenter region in Spain and expand strategic partnership with Telefónica to boost Spain's competitiveness.
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Microsoft announces its first cloud region in Italy, accelerating innovation and economic opportunity.
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Microsoft announces the opening of its newest trusted cloud region and the first in Central and Eastern Europe, located in Poland, near Warsaw.
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Microsoft announces intent to build a new datacenter region in Southern Finland.
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Microsoft announces the general availability of Azure Availability Zones from our China North 3 datacenter region.
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Microsoft announces intent to establish its first datacenter region in Belgium.
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West US 3

Microsoft launches newest, most sustainable datacenter region to date, located in Arizona.
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Microsoft announces plans for its first cloud datacenter region in Malaysia.
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Microsoft to establish new datacenter region in Indonesia, along with broad skilling program.
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Microsoft to expand US datacenter and Availability Zones presence into the state of Georgia.
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Microsoft announces "Transforma Chile" to accelerate growth and business transformation, including a new datacenter region.
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Microsoft announces plans to establish a new datacenter region in Denmark to accelerate the country’s green, digital transformation.
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Microsoft to establish its first datacenter region in Taiwan as a part of its "Reimagine Taiwan" initiative.
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Microsoft announces plans to establish its first cloud region in Austria to accelerate local innovation and growth.
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Microsoft announces plans for first datacenter region in Greece as part of “GR for GRowth” digital transformation initiative.
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New Zealand

New Microsoft initiatives in New Zealand include a new Azure datacenter region and support for employment training.
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Microsoft announces its first cloud region in Mexico, providing highly available, scalable and secure cloud services across Mexico with the option of data residency in country.
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Microsoft opens a new datacenter region in Qatar, part of a government effort to build a knowledge-based economy.
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Microsoft announces its first cloud region in Israel.
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Microsoft announces the general availability of Azure Availability Zones from our Norway East datacenter region.

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    Azure is available or coming soon to the following geographies: United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Azure Government, Asia Pacific, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Austria, Denmark, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Africa, Israel, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia.


    Within these geographies, Azure is available or coming soon to the following regions: South Central US, West US, West US 2, West US 3, Central US, East US, East US 2, East US 3, West Central US, North Central US, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Canada Central, Canada East, Chile North Central, Mexico Central, US Gov Virginia, US DoD Central, US DoD East, US Gov Arizona, US Gov Texas, US Sec East, US Sec West, US Sec West Central, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia East, Australia Southeast, Australia Central, Australia Central 2, China East, China East 2, China North, China North 2, China North 3, Central India, South India, West India, Indonesia Central, Japan East, Japan West, Korea Central, Korea South, Malaysia West, New Zealand North, Taiwan, Austria East, Belgium Central, Denmark East, North Europe, West Europe, Finland Central, France Central, France South, Germany West Central, Germany Northeast (Sovereign), Germany Central (Sovereign), Germany North, Greece, Italy North, Norway East, Norway West, Poland Central, Spain Central, Sweden Central, Sweden South, Switzerland North, Switzerland West, UK South, UK West, South Africa North, South Africa West, Israel Central, Qatar Central, UAE North, UAE Central, and Saudi Arabia East.