Apulia is a region of Italy (called Puglia in Italian), bordering on Molise to the north-west, Campania to the south-west, Basilicata to the south, the Adriatic Sea to the east and the Ionian Sea to the south-east. It is close to Albania, which is 80 km across the Adriatic. The region covers 19,223 km² and has a population of 3.9 million.
The regional capital is Bari. The region is divided into five provinces: Bari, Taranto, Foggia, Lecce and Brindisi.
Other towns include: