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Calabria is the administrative region of Italy, which includes five provinces and is located on the southwestern edge of the Apennine peninsula. The hills are washed by the waters of the Ionian and Tyrrhenian Seas, as well as the Gulf of Taranto and the Strait of Messina, which separates Calabria from Sicily. This geographical location contributes to the development of sea and mountain tourism.
Historical Features of Calabria
Archaeologists claim that this territory was inhabited from ancient times, but it gained its fame in the VIII century BC. e. thanks to the Greeks who colonized it and called it “kalon brion”, which translates as “fertile land”. Thriving under the Greeks, Calabria fell into decay during the Roman conquest. Deserted area for many centuries has become a haven for pirates.
The following important events of the region are displayed on the pages of the Calabrian historical book: Continue reading