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Revision as of 18:21, 9 December 2019

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 and are identified in the table below.

Strategic Region Table
ID In-game Name File Name Province Count
1 Southern England Southern England 43
2 Northern England Northern England 29
3 Scotland Scotland and Northern Ireland 36
4 Ireland Ireland 34
5 Benelux Region Benelux Region 39
6 North-West Germany North-West Germany 64
7 Western Germany Western Germany 85
8 Eastern Germany Eastern Germany 86
9 Upper Baltic Sea Baltic Sea 14
10 Southern Sweden Southern Sweden 76
11 Southern Norway Southern Norway 90
12 Northern Scandinavia Northern Scandinavia 74
13 Finland Finland 131
14 Trans-Urals TransUrals 84
15 Asia 0
16 North Sea North Sea 14
17 East Africa Africa 67
18 English Channel Channel 19
19 Northern France Northern France 111
20 Southern France Southern France 119
21 Alpine Region Alpine Region 102
22 Czechoslavakia Czechoslavakia 61
23 Italy Italy 69
24 Western Balkans Western Balkans 114
25 Greece Greece 49
26 Eastern Balkans Eastern Balkans 92
27 Northern Balkans Northern Balkans 81
28 Middle East Middle East 91
29 Central Mediterranean Sea Central Mediterranean Sea 11
30 Black Sea Black Sea 7
31 Southern India Indian Area 128
32 South-Eastern Pacific Southern Ocean 94
33 Alaska North America 15
34 Central America Central America 20
35 South America South America 143
36 Greenland Atlantic Ocean 5
37 Baltic States Baltic States 77
38 Western Poland Western Poland 83
39 Eastern Poland Eastern Poland 83
40 Transvolga Western Russia 202
41 Iberian Region Spanish Region 249
42 Bay of Biscay Bay of Biscay 9
43 Western Approaches Western Approaches 35
44 Denmark Strait Denmark Strait 26
45 Norwegian Sea Norwegian Sea 36
46 Barents Sea Barents Sea 15
47 Iberian Coast Spanish Coast 23
48 African Coast African Coast 17
49 North Atlantic Ridge Mid Atlantic 1 31
50 Labrador Sea Labrador Sea 48
51 Mid Atlantic gap Mid Atlantic 2 26
52 Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico 10
53 Caribbean Sea Caribbean 68
54 Eastern Seaboard Eastern Seaboard 9
55 Newfoundland Sea Newfoundland Sea 11
56 Mid Atlantic Mid Atlantic 3 26
57 Sargasso Sea Mid Atlantic 4 36
58 Central Atlantic Gap Mid Atlantic 5 28
59 Demerara Plain Mid Atlantic 6 45
60 West Indian Ocean West Indian Ocean 99
61 Cap Verde Plain Central Atlantic 45
62 Gulf of Guinea Cape Approach 109
63 Argentine Coast Argintine Coast 28
64 South Georgia Sea Super Southern atlantic 1 85
65 Cape of Africa Cape of Africa 45
66 South Central Atlantic South central atlantic 1 92
67 Atlantic-Indian Ridge Super south atlantic 2 47
68 Western Mediterranean Sea Western Mediterranean Sea 17
69 Eastern Mediterranean Sea Eastern Mediterranean Sea 14
70 Caspian Sea Caspian Sea 4
71 East Indian Ocean East Indian Ocean 62
72 Straits of Malacca Straits of Malacca 10
73 Gulf of Thailand Gulf of Thailand 6
74 South East Indian Ocean South East Indian Ocean 76
75 South China Sea South China Sea 31
76 East China Sea East China Sea 27
77 Yellow Sea Yellow Sea 6
78 Philippine Sea Philippine Sea 35
79 Sea of Japan Sea of Japan 16
80 Celebes Sea Celebes Sea 10
81 Coral Sea Coral Sea 23
82 Gulf of Carpentaria Gulf of Carpentaria 5
83 Solomon Sea Solomon Sea 48
84 Bismarck Sea Bismarck Sea 63
85 South West Indian Ocean South West Indian Ocean 97
86 Tasman Sea Tasman Sea 42
87 Sea of Okhotsk Sea of Okhotsk 38
88 Bering Sea Bering Sea 68
89 Western Seaboard Western Seaboard 10
90 Coast of Japan Coast of Japan 17
91 Arafura Sea Arafura Sea 14
92 Timor Sea Timor Sea 17
93 Java Sea Banda Sea 57
94 Mariana Region Western Pacific 44
95 West Emperor Chain Western Pacific 2 60
96 North Emperor Chain North West Pacific 52
97 Eastern Micronesia South West Pacific 83
98 Great Australian Bight Great Australian Blight 36
99 Far Eastern Indian Ocean Far Eastern Indian Ocean 83
100 Red Sea Red Sea 9
101 Bay of Bengal Bay of Bengal 39
102 East African Coast East African Coast 23
103 Mozambique Channel Mozambique Channel 12
104 Arabian Sea Arabian Sea 28
105 Hawaii Ridge Eastern Pacific 1 68
106 Mexican Coast Mexican Coast 27
107 Western Canal zone Western Canal zone 16
108 South American coast South American coast 31
109 Peruvian Coast Peruvian Coast 24
110 East Pacific Rise East Pacific 2 67
111 North Central Pacific East Pacific 3 60
112 Far South Pacific Far South Pacific 77
113 South Central Pacific South Pacific 39
114 North Pacific North Pacific 40
115 North East Pacific North East Pacific 34
116 Iran Iran 88
117 East Coast East Coast 165
118 West Coast West Coast 102
119 South West South West 80
120 Central USA Central USA 105
121 Eastern Canada Eastern Canada 116
122 Western Canada Western Canada 118
123 Transvolcanic Belt Mexico 27
124 Northern South America Northern South America 59
125 Brazil Brazil 119
126 North Africa North Africa 122
127 Sahara Desert Saharadesert 61
128 Egypt Egypt 87
129 Asia minor Asia minor 169
130 Ukraine Ukraine 171
131 Belarus Belarus 110
132 Northern Front Northern Front 192
133 Central Russia Central Russia 279
134 Caucasus Region Caucasus Region 64
135 Kuban Region Taman Region 132
136 Great Steppe Great Steppe 297
137 Western Steppe Western Steppe 210
138 Ural Region Ural Region 30
139 South Africa South Africa 50
140 Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Sarhan Africa 84
141 Eastern India East India 73
142 South East Asia South East Asia 176
143 Northern China Eastern China 144
144 Western China Western China 97
145 Central Asia Central Asia 56
146 Himalayas Himalayas 39
147 Northern Siberia Siberian Region 62
148 Russian Far East Russian Far East 111
149 Eastern Siberia Eastern Siberia 156
150 Arctic Russia Artic Russia 172
151 Western Siberia Western Siberia 108
152 Central Steppe Central Steppe 87
153 Northern India Northern India 104
154 Home Islands Home Islands 108
155 Manchuria Manchuria 161
156 Southern Australia Austrialia 36
157 New Zealand New Zealand 40
158 Sunda Islands Guinea 40
159 Borneo Borneo 66
160 Philippines Philippines 77
161 Iceland Iceland 3
162 Afghanistan Afghanistan Area 33
163 Amazonas Amazonian Brazil 43
164 Eastern China South East China 189
165 Southern China South West China 152
166 Hudson Bay Hudson Bay 14
167 New Guinea New Guinea 72
168 Adriatic Sea Adriatic Sea 4
169 Tyrrhenian Sea Tyrrhenian Sea 17
170 Florida Coast Florida Coast 22
171 Northwest Coast Northwest Coast 35
172 Pacific Line Ridge South Central Pacific 49
173 Eastern North Sea Eastern North Sea 9
174 Norwegian Coast Norwegian Coast 9
175 Central Pacific Southeastern Central Pacific 53
176 Central North Pacific Central North Pacific 53
177 Western North Pacific Western North Pacific 25
178 West Polynesia West Polynesia 38
179 French Polynesia French Polynesia 40
180 Micronesian Gap Micronesian gap 26
181 Madagascar Madagascar 10
182 North West Africa North West Africa 44
183 Central Africa Central Africa 67
184 South West Africa South West Africa 65
185 South East Africa South East Africa 57
186 Korea Korea 69
187 Sumatra Sumatra 55
188 Malaya Malaya 45
189 Burma Burma 95
190 Pakistan Pakistan 48
191 Northern Norway Northern Norway 45
192 Northern Sweden Northern Sweden 129
193 Northern Australia Northern Australia 32
194 Eastern Australia Eastern Australia 119
195 Central Australia Central Australia 42
196 Arabia Arabian Coast 77
197 New England New England 97
198 Midwest Midwest 237
199 Rocky Mountains Rocky Mountains 55
200 Quinghai Quinghai 47
201 Northern Andes Northern Andes 50
202 Aegean Sea Aegean Sea 13
203 Persian Gulf Persian Gulf 5
204 Sierra Madre Sierra Madre 48
205 Yucatan Peninsula Yucatan Peninsula 16


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: