EMEA (or EMEIA if India is included), is a shorthand designation meaning Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It is used by institutions, governments as well as in marketing and business. It is particularly common amongst North American companies.
The region is generally accepted to include all European nations, all African Nations, and extends east to Iran, but not including Russia. Typically this does not include independent overseas territories of mainland countries in the region, such as French Guyana.
Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EEMEA). Some companies separate their Eastern European business from the rest of Europe, and refer to the EEMEA region separately from the Western/Central European (EU/EFTA) region.