Service Metadata API

This API provides static metadata about Google Cloud Platform. Currently, it only provides basic information about Google Cloud locations, such as zones, regions, and countries.


To call this service, we recommend that you use the Google-provided client libraries. If your application needs to use your own libraries to call this service, use the following information when you make the API requests.

Discovery document

A Discovery Document is a machine-readable specification for describing and consuming REST APIs. It is used to build client libraries, IDE plugins, and other tools that interact with Google APIs. One service may provide multiple discovery documents. This service provides the following discovery document:

Service endpoint

A service endpoint is a base URL that specifies the network address of an API service. One service might have multiple service endpoints. This service has the following service endpoint and all URIs below are relative to this service endpoint:


REST Resource: v1.locations

get GET /v1/{name=locations/*}
Gets information about a location.
list GET /v1/{name}
Lists information about the supported locations for this service.