Apulia, Italy Genealogy

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Apulia (Puglia) is the most ;southeastern region in Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea in the southeast, and the Strait of Òtranto and Gulf of Taranto in the south. The southernmost area, called the peninsula of Salento, forms the heel of the Italian "boot".

A trullo (plural, trulli) is a traditional stone building unique to Apulia with a cone shaped roof. They are found in the towns of Alberobello, Locorotondo, Fasano, Cisternino, Martina Franca and Ceglie Messapica.Trulli were generally used as homes or a type of barn. Usually they were built without cement or mortar. Read more about the trulli.

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