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VPN Servers and Country Code

Use the following guide to help you pick the right VPN servers from ProtonVPN’s configuration files when installing it on Mac, Linux, iOS or Android.

Standard VPN Servers

When you download the ProtonVPN configuration files, you will notice the following format for the servers:

XX-01.protonvpn.com.xxxxxxx.ovpn

Refer to the table at the bottom to identify the country code (XX) for the country you would like to connect to.

Secure Core servers

You will also notice that the the configuration files have names in the following sequence

YY-XX-01.protonvpn.com.xxxxxxx.ovpn.

These refer to Secure Core connections which reroutes your connection via Secure Core server in YY to the final exit node in country XX for increased security and anonymity.

 

Code Country
AU Australia
CA Canada
CH Switzerland
DE Germany
ES Spain
FR France
HK Hong Kong
IS Iceland
JP Japan
NL Netherlands
SE Sweden
SG Singapore
UK United Kingdom (Great Britain)
US United States of America

 

 

 

 

 

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23 comments

  1. Marco

    Please provide a Server in Italy

  2. Auni.ameera

    Does Israel server available ?

  3. Fabio

    Any possibility to add VPN Servers in Italy?
    Thanks

  4. Max

    Can I connect using windows vpn? Do you provide IP/url addresses? Thanks.

  5. ProtonVPN

    the integrated windows vpn client does not work as it does not support OpenVPN

  6. Max

    Thank you for your response. The next question will then be – do you provide an API to your Windows VPN application? I want to be able to connect/disconnect programmatically to different VPN Servers. Thank you in advance.

  7. ProtonVPN

    currently, we do not provide this. However down the line we will eventually open source the windows app which then may include this possibility

  8. Bobby P

    Has this been tested in China? I enjoy protonmail, but as an American in China I know not all VPNs have the same efficacy operating around the Great Firewall.

  9. joe

    For free vpn , only these these in delaware are available.

    108.59.0.37 us-13.protonvpn.com.udp1194.ovpn Delaware
    108.59.0.38 us-14.protonvpn.com.udp1194.ovpn Delaware
    108.59.0.39 us-15.protonvpn.com.udp1194.ovpn Delaware

  10. Chris Travers

    Ill be signing up for the vpn but wanna make sure i understand the setup for my linksys , YY-XX-01.protonvpn.com.xxxxxxx.ovpn , i get I get for xx its U.S but what do i use for YY and xxxxxxxx

  11. Keith

    So to use the secure core server the address would resemble: CH-US-01.protonvpn.com…
    Correct?

  12. neato

    What is the location of the SG servers?

  13. ProtonVPN

    udpated. SG = Singapore

  14. Harsha

    Any plans of adding India to the list of VPN servers?

  15. ProtonVPN

    we’ll be growing our server network as we go. we hope to add a request system for new features /servers as we go.

  16. Mark

    While waiting for @ProtonVPN to publish the list, one thing you can do is use GeoIP to do a lookup. Each config file has a server IP in it, so just google for ‘ip geolocate’ and use one of the GeoLocation services to type in the IP until you find one near you. I’m in US on West Coast and it looks like a number of the US IPs are located in Virgina, but I finally found one in San Jose and my latency is much better now.

  17. joe

    which one was that? I’m also US west coast

  18. ElvoKibet

    Thanks

  19. Keith Koetter

    How can I find out what server is closest to me..? Canada has 4 servers (ca-01/02/03/04)… are they all in one city..? Canada is geographically a very big country… if all servers are in Toronto, folks like me who live in Vancouver have a lot of latency when connecting to the VPN.

  20. ProtonVPN

    we’ll be adding more granularity to the server description in the near future

  21. Wolfy

    thanks, that would be helpful!

  22. Caroline Sigouin

    Adding a server in Québec would be great. I think that some websites use IP location to set their language, and since Québec is mostly French, it would save me from setting the language manually each time. Moreover, some products/services are only or not available in Québec, so a proper province IP location would help sites displaying the proper offers. Thanks!

  23. Julio

    Ditto. I’m on the West Coast of this very large country! Server location map/description would be helpful. Thanks!

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