Category: The Region of Puglia


Tourism is one of the most important economic activities and sources of employment in the region of Puglia. During 2001, 2 091 290 tourists visited Puglia, of which 277 803, or 13,3%, were foreigners. In that same year, 9 589...

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Agriculture and Fishing

In 2000, the total number of farms in the agriculture industry was 352 210, largely made up of family farms whose primary economic activity is agriculture. The total amount of arable land in that same year was 1 258 933...

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Macroeconomic Trends

The per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been experiencing constant growth since 1995. Consequently, the per capita GDP, expressed using market prices, was 20 325 EUR in 1995, and 24 625 EUR in 1999, which is above the...

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Territory and Demographic Trends

The Region of Puglia encompasses an area of 19 372 square kilometres and is divided into 258 townships. It has a population of 4 086 608 people, with an average population density of 210 inhabitants per square kilometre. Since...

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