Strategic Region

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A Strategic Region is a collection of adjacent provinces that are key to control of an area. A total of 207 Strategic Regions exist in the game. The names of these Strategic Regions can be displayed by activating the Strategic Navy map mode or the Strategic Air map mode.

The map mode icons.

The Strategic Navy map mode gives an overview of the current naval warfare situation. This map mode can be activated by either:

  • clicking on the anchor button Strategic Navy map mode button.png located in the lower right corner of the main screen
  • pressing the keyboard F2 hotkey
  • clicking on any of your naval base icons on the map (this will also open the naval base view)

The Strategic Air map mode gives an overview of the current air warfare situation. This map mode can be activated by either:

  • clicking on the airplane button Strategic Air map mode button.png located in the lower right corner of the main screen
  • pressing the keyboard F3 hotkey
  • clicking on any of your air base icons on the map (this will also open the air base view)

An example of the Strategic Naval Region map is shown below.

The Strategic Navy map mode.

An example of the Strategic Air Region map is shown below.

The Strategic Air map mode.

Having control of a Strategic Region will give your forces added benefits. Viewing the Strategic Naval map mode and the Strategic Air map mode will provide an indicator as to which side "controls" the Strategic Region.

The Strategic Naval map mode region color explanation is as follows:

  • Solid White = unknown
  • Solid Green = your side has Naval Superiority
  • Solid Yellow = contested Naval Superiority
  • Solid Red = enemy has Naval Superiority

The Strategic Air map mode region color explanation is as follows: