Apulia – the most easterly region of Italy: Capo d`Otranto [en] near the city of Otranto, in the Salento peninsula is located about 80 km off the coast of Albania – is the easternmost point of the country.
The area is bordered by the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, and has the longest coastline among continental regions. The area around the border area Fortore rivers and tributaries Brandao. The area is bordered to the northwest by Molise, Campania to the west, and Basilicata and the Adriatic Sea to the east and to the north and the Ionian Sea in the south. Village – apartment for 53.3%, 45.3% hilly and only 1.5% is covered by mountains, which makes the region less mountainous in Italy. The highest mountains – Monte Downey [EN] or otherwise Subappenino down with vertices Cornacchia (Monte Cornacchia) – 1152 m and Calvet (Monte Calvo) height of 1055 m.