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by Jeff Matthews

Salento is the name of a geographic area (not an official administrative region or province - more on historical names here) at the southern end of the region of Apulia (Puglia - darkened area on map, right) in Southern Italy. It is a sub-peninsula of the Italian peninsula, itself, and is often described as the "heel" of the "boot" (with a length of about 135 km/85 miles). The area extends into three provinces of Puglia: Lecce, Brindisi amd Taranto. The west coast is on the Ionian Sea; the entire east coast (down to the bottomost point of the heel) is, by convention, still the Adriatic.

The east coast, from Otranto down to Santa Maria di Leuca (the bottom-most tip of Salento) is limestone and...

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