The regions of the world system represent, besides what they choose to represent, the general cultural and geo-political interests of the world. They concentrate groups of related statal interests according to relative national populations. Any region can logically be the first to organize for the cosmarchy, and can convert into cosmarchy by fission of its structure and fusion with new members. Especially in the beginning the regions will be dissimilar in their degree of centralization. China, for instance, will logically become a region in itself and divide itself into component autonomies equivalent to ethnic nation-states.
Hypothetically (not dogmatically), ten world regions might be composed of the former Soviet Socialist Republics; North America; Central and South America; Europe (aside from the Eastern Communist States); Greater China; Malaya; the East Pacific (Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia); Greater India; Africa; and the Middle East (Islam).