Rhegium (Rhegion)

The ancient city of Rhegion (Latin Rhegium) (nowadays: Reggio di Calabria) was one of the Magna Graecia colonies founded by Chalcidians from Zancle in 730 BC.

Reggio Calabria, located on the toe of the Italian boot, is the capital of the province of Reggio Calabria. It was the capital of the southern region of Calabria until 1970 when this became Catanzaro.

Rhegium (Reggio di Calabria)m Satellite image