Friday, September 6, 2013
calabria ( italy)
Calabria: in known as Bruttium or-formerly known as Italia antiquity, is a region in Southern Italy located at the "toe" of the Italian peninsula, is the capital of Calabria. Catanzaro.'s most populous city and the seat of the Regional Council of Calabria, however, is Reggio.
It is bordered to the north by the region of Basilicata, in the south-west by the region of Sicily, to the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea, and to the east by the Ionian Sea. The region covers 15,080 km 2 (5,822 square miles) and has a population of just over 2 million. The demonym of Calabria in English is Calabrian (Italian: Calabrese). In ancient times the name Calabria was used to refer to the southern part of Apulia, the Salento peninsula (also known as the "heel" of Italy).