Apulie

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Apulie
Puglia
Region o Italy

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Kintra Italy
Caipital Bari
Government
 • Preses Nichi Vendola (SEL)
Area
 • Total 19,358 km2 (7,474 sq mi)
Population (01-01-2011)
 • Total 4,091,259
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal € 69.5[1] billion (2008)
GDP per capita € 16,900[2] (2008)
NUTS Region ITF
Website www.regione.puglia.it

Apulia[3] is a region in Soothren Italy borderin the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea tae the sootheast, an the Strait o Otranto an Gulf o Taranto in the sooth. Its maist soothren portion, kent as Salento peninsulae, forms a heich heel on the "buit" o Italy. The region comprises 19,345 square kilometres (7,469 sq mi), an its population is aboot 4.1 million. It is bordered bi the ither Italian regions o Molise tae the north, Campanie tae the wast, an Basilicata tae the soothwast. It neighbours Greece an Albanie, athort the Ionian an Adriatic Seas, respectively. The region extends as far north as Monte Gargano, an wis the scene o the last stages in the Seicont Punic War.

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