What is Ionian Sea?

  • (noun): An arm of the Mediterranean Sea between western Greece and southern Italy.

Ionian Sea

The Ionian Sea (Greek: Ιόνιο Πέλαγος, Italian: Mar Ionio, Albanian: Deti Jon), is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Adriatic Sea. It is bounded by southern Italy including Calabria, Sicily and the Salento peninsula to the west, southern Albania to the north, and west coast of Greece.

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