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About Blu-ray Disc
Regions A, B and C

 
Some Blu-ray Disc home video products are protected against unauthorized distribution outside their licensed territories by what is known as region encoding.

Region A, Region B or Region C Blu-ray Discs are encoded discs that are playable only on Blu-ray players manufactured for use in the specific region indicated on the player and in its accompanying documentation.

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 and AVCHD are the high-definition, widescreen television encoding formats commonly utilized for these players and discs.

Region A : United States of America, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Bahamas, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Virgin Islands, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, Suriname, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Region B : France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Ireland, Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard, Faroe Islands, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Hungary, Greece, Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Switzerland, Monaco, Luxembourg, Sardinia, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Cyprus, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burandi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivorie, Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, United Republic of Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, South Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius, Glorioso Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, American Samoa, Fiji and Guyane (French Guiana).

Region C : Russia, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
 
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