Calabria, known in antiquity as Bruttium, is a region in Southern Italy. It forms the traditionally conceptualized "toe" of the Italian Peninsula which resembles a boot.
The capital city of Calabria is Catanzaro. Its most populated city, and the seat of the Regional Council of Calabria, is Reggio Calabria in the Province of Reggio Calabria. The region is bordered to the north by the Basilicata Region, to the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea, and to the east by the Ionian Sea. The region covers and has a population of just under 2 million. The demonym of Calabria in English is Calabrian.
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