Mera (river)

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Mera (Maira)
Fiume Mera.jpg
The Mera above Villa di Chiavenna
Origin Piz Duan Switzerland
Mouth Lake Como at Gera Lario
Basin countries Switzerland
Italy
Length 50 km
Source elevation 3053 m

The Mera (Maira in Switzerland) is a river in Switzerland and Italy. Its source is near the Maloja Pass, in Graubünden, Switzerland. It flows west through the Val Bregaglia (Bergell) and crosses the Italian border near Soglio. It is joined by the Acquafraggia close to Piuro, and then turns south at Chiavenna, just before it receives the river Liro from the right at Prata Camportaccio. The Mera ends in Lake Como, near Sorico in the Province of Como.

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Coordinates: 46°10′08″N 9°22′47″E / 46.1689°N 9.37972°E / 46.1689; 9.37972