Bormida (river)

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Bormida
Bormida tra castellazzo e cantalupo.jpg
The Bormida between Castellazzo and Cantalupo
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Bormida location within NW Italy
Origin Rocca Barbena, Liguria
Mouth Tanaro
Basin countries Italy
Length 154 km (96 mi)
Source elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Avg. discharge 40 m3/s (1,400 cu ft/s)
Basin area > 3,000 km2 (1,200 sq mi)
Motivo sulla Bormida, Alfredo d'Andrade, 1865

The Bormida (Bormia in Piedmontese language is a river of north-west Italy which rises in Liguria, as the 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.

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