Returns the Region the bucket resides in. You set the bucket's Region using the LocationConstraint request parameter in a CreateBucket request. For more information, see CreateBucket.
To use this implementation of the operation, you must be the bucket owner.
The following operations are related to GetBucketLocation:
GET /?location HTTP/1.1 Host: Bucket.s3.amazonaws.com
URI Request Parameters
The request uses the following URI parameters.
The name of the bucket for which to get the location.
The request does not have a request body.
If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.
The following data is returned in XML format by the service.
Root level tag for the LocationConstraint parameters.
Specifies the Region where the bucket resides. For a list of all the Amazon S3 supported location constraints by Region, see Regions and Endpoints. Buckets in Region us-east-1 have a LocationConstraint of null.
Valid Values: af-south-1 | ap-east-1 | ap-northeast-1 | ap-northeast-2 | ap-northeast-3 | ap-south-1 | ap-southeast-1 | ap-southeast-2 | ca-central-1 | cn-north-1 | cn-northwest-1 | EU | eu-central-1 | eu-north-1 | eu-south-1 | eu-west-1 | eu-west-2 | eu-west-3 | me-south-1 | sa-east-1 | us-east-2 | us-gov-east-1 | us-gov-west-1 | us-west-1 | us-west-2
The following request returns the Region of the specified bucket.
GET /?location HTTP/1.1 Host: myBucket.s3.amazonaws.com Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2007 20:26:04 +0000 Authorization: signatureValue
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <LocationConstraint xmlns="http://s3.amazonaws.com/doc/2006-03-01/">Europe</LocationConstraint>