Bormida (river)

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Bormida
Bormida tra castellazzo e cantalupo.jpg
The Bormida between Castellazzo and Cantalupo
Bormida location map.jpg
Bormida location within NW Italy
Location
CountryItaly
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationRocca Barbena, Liguria
 ⁃ elevationColle Scravaion, 800 m (2,600 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Tanaro
Length153 km (95 mi)[1]
Basin size3,663 km2 (1,414 sq mi)[2]
Discharge 
 ⁃ average44.2 m3/s (1,560 cu ft/s)[2]

The Bormida (Bormia in Piedmontese language) is a river of north-west Italy.

Geography[edit]

Motivo sulla Bormida, Alfredo d'Andrade, 1865

The Bormida rises in Liguria near Colle Scravaion as 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.

References[edit]

Media related to Bormida (river) at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ AA.VV. (2004). "Elaborato I.c/5". Piano di Tutela delle Acque - Revisione del 1º luglio 2004; Caratterizzazione bacini idrografici (PDF). Regione Piemonte. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-01-10.
  2. ^ a b AA.VV. (1 July 2004). "Elaborato I.c/7". Piano di Tutela delle Acque - Revisione del 1º luglio 2004; Caratterizzazione bacini idrografici (PDF). Regione Piemonte. Archived from the original (pdf) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2017.

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