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
Country Italy
Physical characteristics
Main source Rocca Barbena, Liguria
Colle Scravaion, 800 m (2,600 ft)
River mouth Tanaro
Length 153 km (95 mi)[1]
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    44.2 m3/s (1,560 cu ft/s)[2]
Basin features
Basin size 3,663 km2 (1,414 sq mi)[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 which 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. 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. Retrieved 8 April 2017. 

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