View region settings for AWS accounts Each region is a separate geographic area and is designed to be completely isolated from the other Amazon regions. This design achieves the greatest possible fault tolerance and stability. Before you beginRole required: cloud_admin, aws_admin About this taskAmazon provides multiple regions so that you can launch instances in locations that meet your requirements. For example, you might want to launch instances in Europe to be closer to your European customers or to meet legal requirements. Procedure Click Amazon AWS Cloud > Administration > Regions..