Calabria

region of Italy

Calabria, officially the Regione Calabria, is a region in the southern part of the Italian peninsula. It is the tenth largest Italian region by total area (after Apulia and Toscana) with 5,877 sq mi (15,222 km2). It has more people than any other state with over 2 million people as of 2020. Its largest cities are Reggio Calabria, Cosenza, and Vibo Valentia. The capital is Catanzaro. The region around its borders are Basilicata to the north, the Gulf of Taranto to the east, the Ionian Sea to the south, the Strait of Messina to the southwest, which separates it from the Sicily, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.

Calabria
Flag of Calabria
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Coat of arms of Calabria
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CountryItaly
CapitalCatanzaro
Government
 • PresidentAntonino Spirlì (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total15,081 km2 (5,823 sq mi)
Population
 (2007-12-31)
 • Total2,007,707
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ Nominal€32.5 billion (2006)
NUTS RegionITF
Websitewww.regione.calabria.it

Calabria is the Italian region with the 14th largest economy and one of the most largest in the South .

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