Conca (river)

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Coordinates: 43°58′N 12°43′E / 43.967°N 12.717°E / 43.967; 12.717

Conca
Origin north of Carpegna
Mouth Adriatic Sea
Basin countries Italy

The Conca is an Italian river whose source is north of Carpegna in the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche.[1] The river flows northeast past Mercatino Conca before crossing into the province of Rimini in Emilia–Romagna. The river then flows past Morciano di Romagna before entering the Adriatic Sea southeast of Misano Adriatico and west of Cattolica.

History[edit]

During World War II, the British and their allies defeated the Germans in a battle near the Conca. The Conca was part of the German defenses known as the Gothic Line. This battle took place in 1944 and was known as Operation Olive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Times (2003), Comprehensive Atlas of the World Eleventh Edition, Times Books, Plate 76 (N8).