Bormida (river)

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Bormida location map.jpg
Bormida location within NW Italy
Origin Rocca Barbena, Liguria
Mouth Tanaro
Basin countries Italy
Length 154 km
Source elevation 800 m
Avg. discharge 40 m³/s
Basin area > 3,000 km²

The Bormida is a river of north-west Italy which rises in Liguria, as the Bormida di Millesimo and flows through Piedmont. After converging with the Bormida di Spigno near Bistagno, it joins the Tanaro, of which it is the major tributary, north-east of Alessandria.


This article incorporates information from this version of the equivalent article on the Italian Wikipedia.

Coordinates: 44°56′N 8°40′E / 44.933°N 8.667°E / 44.933; 8.667