Name / Description

Ionian Sea

Type

Seas

Discoverer

0

Part of / Flows into

Adriatic Sea, at Gulf of Otranto

Sovereignty

Between Western Greece and southeastern Italy

Additional Notes

Additional Notes Lat. Mare Ionium, part of the Mediterranean Sea, SE Europe, bet. W Greece and S Italy. Connected with the Adriatic Sea by the Strait of Otranto. The Gulf of Taranto and the Gulf of Corinth are its chief arms. The Ionian Isls. lie in its E part. Kļæ½rkira and Patras (Greece) and Catania and Taranto (Italy) are the chief ports.