Tronto

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Tronto
Trisungo giugno 2008 02.jpg
The river at Trisungo; in the background Arquata del Tronto.
Origin Monte della Laghetta
Mouth Adriatic Sea at Porto d'Ascoli in the commune of San Benedetto del Tronto
Basin countries Italy
Length 115 km (71 mi)
Source elevation 2,400 m (7,900 ft)
Avg. discharge 17 m3/s (600 cu ft/s)
Basin area 1,192 km2 (460 sq mi)

The Tronto (Latin: Truentus) is a 115-kilometre (71 mi) long Italian river that arises at Monte della Laghetta and ends in the Adriatic Sea at Porto d'Ascoli, San Benedetto del Tronto. Anciently the Truentus, it traverses the Lazio, Marche, and Abruzzo regions.

Coordinates: 42°54′N 13°55′E / 42.900°N 13.917°E / 42.900; 13.917