Coghinas

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Coghinas
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Origin Monti di Alà (Alà dei Sardi)
Mouth Gulf of Asinara near Badesi and Valledoria
Basin countries Italy
Length 115 km
Mouth elevation 0 m

The Coghinas is a river of northern Sardinia, Italy. With a length of 115 km, it is the third longest river of the island behind the Tirso and the Flumendosa.
It has a drainage basin of 2551 km².

thermal baths in the River Coghinas

The Coghinas's springs are located on the Mountains of Alà, in the province Olbia-Tempio; after crossing the Anglona traditional region in its later course, it flows into the Gulf of Asinara in the area of the towns of Badesi and Valledoria.

In order to capture excess water for use when needed, and for flood control and electricity generation, two dams have been built, which have created the Lake Coghinas and the Lake of Casteldoria.

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Coordinates: 40°56′N 8°48′E / 40.933°N 8.800°E / 40.933; 8.800