City of Brindisi

Brindisi is an Italian town of 89,793 inhabitants, capital of the province of Puglia and an important center of Salento in southern Italy.

The city has historically played an important role in trade and culture due to its favorable position to the Far East and its natural harbor on the Adriatic Sea.

The municipality is a member of the vast is the leader in Brindisi.

At the airport, the city also hosts a major port for trade and transport to Greece and the Middle East. Bustling industrial center of Salento, Brindisi has been active in agriculture and industry, especially chemical and energy.

With a value added per capita amounted to € 25,037 in 2009 to Brindisi on the 5th place among the towns of Puglia.

Brindisi is situated on a natural harbor, an inlet that is jutting into the Adriatic coast of Puglia. Within the arms of the outer harbor islands are Pedagne, a tiny archipelago is currently not open and in use for military purposes (UN Group Schools, base created at the time of the intervention in Bosnia).

By presenting a morphology of flat land, the entire municipality is part of the Brindisi Plain is characterized by high agricultural vocation of his land. It is located in the northeastern part of the Salento plains, about 40 km from the valley and then Itria the foothills of the low Murge. Not far from the city is the Natural Marine Reserve of the WWF of Torre Guaceto. The Ionian Sea is located about 45 km instead.

The territory is characterized by a large area of Brindisi sub level from which emerge calcarenitic and sandy deposits of marine origin, which in turn have a deeper level of the Pleistocene clay bottom, and an even later Mesozoic carbonate composed of limestone and soil Pit Bradanica sedimentary cycle. The development of agriculture, particularly intensive care, has caused an increase in the use of water resources resulting in an increase of indiscriminate use.