Posted On: Sep 6, 2023

Today, we are announcing the availability of Amazon Location Service in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region. Amazon Location Service is a location-based service that helps developers easily and securely add maps, points of interest, geocoding, routing, tracking, and geofencing to their applications without compromising on data quality, user privacy, or cost. With Amazon Location Service, you retain control of your location data, protecting your privacy and reducing enterprise security risks. Amazon Location Service provides a consistent API across commercial location-based service data providers (Esri and HERE), as well as popular open data source OpenStreetMap, all managed through one AWS console.

With this launch Amazon Location Service are now available in the following Regions: US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (Oregon), Europe (Frankfurt), Europe (Ireland), Europe (Stockholm), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Sydney), and Asia Pacific (Tokyo), Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Canada (Central), Europe (London), South America (São Paulo), and AWS GovCloud (US-West). To learn more, see Amazon Location Service Getting Started page.