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Spanish NameRegión de Calabria
Italian NameRegione Calabria
Region CoaCoat of arms of Calabria.svg
Coa Size50px
FlagFlag of Calabria.svg
Area Rank10th
Area Percent5.0
Pop Rank10th
Pop Percent3.4
Pop Date31-05-2010
ProvincesCatanzaro, Reggio Calabria, Cosenza, Crotone and Vibo Valentia
GDP Year2008
GDP Per Capita16,400
GDP Cap Year2008
LanguagesCalabrese, Italian and Spanish
LeaderGiuseppe Scopelliti
Leader PartyPdL

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Calabria (-itkaˈlaːbrjapron; in Calabrian dialect: Calabbria or Calavria, ), in antiquity known as Bruttium, is a region in southern Italy, south of Naples, located at the "toe" of the Italian peninsula. The capital city of Calabria is Catanzaro.

It is bounded to the north by the region of Basilicata, to 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 15080 km2 (15080000000 m2) 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 peninsula of Apulia also known as the heel of Italy.

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