List of aqueducts in the Roman Empire

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This is a list of aqueducts in the Roman Empire. For a more complete list of known and possible Roman aqueducts and their bridges see List of Roman bridges.[1][2]

Aqueducts in the Roman Empire[edit]

Name Location Image Coordinates Length x Height Construction Started Service Started Demolition or Decommission Influencer
Plovdiv Bulgaria, Plovdiv 42°7′50″N 24°43′25″E / 42.13056°N 24.72361°E / 42.13056; 24.72361 30 km x
Plavno Polje[3] Croatia 32.6km x 0.296m AD 1
Diocletianus Croatia, Solin Salona aqueduct.jpg 43°31′28″N 16°29′24″E / 43.5245°N 16.4900°E / 43.5245; 16.4900 29,528ft x
Clausonnes France, Antibes Aqueduct Antibes Bouillide5.JPG
Barbegal France, Arles Barbegal aqueduct 04.jpg
Aqueduct of the Gier France, Lyon Aqueducchapo01.JPG
Luynes, Indre-et-Loire France, Tours Luynes (France) Roman Aqueduct.jpg
Nîmes France Pont du Gard in France 50km AD 60
Fréjus France Frejus aquaduct.jpg 40km AD 50
Aqueduct from Gorze to Metz France, Metz Roman aqueduct (Jouy-aux-Arches).jpg
Eifel Germany Eifelwasserleitung05.jpg 50°30′46″N 6°36′39″E / 50.5127°N 6.6108°E / 50.5127; 6.6108 130km x 1 metre AD 80
Hadrian Greece, Argos
Peisistratid Greece, Athens
Long Walls Greece, Athens
Late Roman Greece, Athens
Corinth Greece, Corinthia
Kavala Greece, Kavala Kavala-Aqueduct.jpg
Mytilene Greece, Lesbos
Nicopolis Greece, Epirus
Patras Greece Roman Aqueduct of Patras(3).JPG
Aqua Anio Vetus[4] Italy, Pleiades 330 BC AD 640
Aqua Augusta Italy, Naples 96km
Aqua Marcia – pictured is Aqua Marcia near Tivoli, Italy Italy, Rome Tivoli Acquedotto Arci 0511-03.JPG 298,556′ 144 BC 140 BC
Aqua Tepula[5] Italy, Rome 126 BC 127 BC Lucius Cassius Longinus Ravilla
Aqua Anio Novus Italy, horti Epaphroditiani[5]
Aqua Alexandrina Italy, Rome Aqua Alexandrina 02.jpg AD 226
Aqua Alsietina Italy, Rome
Aqua Appia Italy, Rome 312 BC
Aqua Claudia – Pictured are the remains of aqueducts Aqua Claudia and Aqua Anio Novus at Porta Maggiore in Rome, integrated into the Aurelian Wall as a gate in AD 271 Italy, Rome Rome.Porta Maggiore.jpg
Aqua Virgo Italy, Rome
Minturno Italy
Ponte delle Torri Italy, Spoleto
Pont d'Aël Italy, Aosta Valley 01 Pont d'Aël, Aosta Valley, Italy. Bridge Arch.jpg
Termini Imerese Italy, Sicily
Caesarea Maritima Israel
Aqueduct of Zubaida Lebanon, Beirut
Aqueduct of Tyre Lebanon, Tyre
Aqueduct of Msaylha Lebanon, Batroun
Aqueduct of Nahr Ibrahim Lebanon, Jbeil
Aqueduto de São Sebastião Portugal, Coimbra
Skopje Aqueduct Macedonia
Almuñécar[a] Spain
Albarracin-Gea-Cella Spain
Aqua Nova Domitiana Augusta Spain
Barcino Spain
Bejís Spain
Caños de Carmona Spain
Cordoba (Aqua Fontis Aureae) Spain
Itálica Spain
Las Medulas Spain
Les Ferreres Spain, Tarragona Roman aqueduct Tarragona.jpg
Los Banales Spain
Los Milagros Spain, Mérida El acueducto de Los Milagros.jpg
Lugo Spain
Noain Spain, Pamplona, Navarra
Onuba Aestuaria Spain
Peña Cortada Spain
Rabo de Buey-San Lázaro Spain
Aqueduct of Segovia Spain, Segovia AcueductoSegovia edit1.jpg  ? x 28m
Toledo Spain, Toledo
Valdepuentes Spain
Aqueduct of Hadrian Tunisia
Valens Turkey, Istanbul Aqueduct of Valens (2).jpg
Aspendos Turkey, Antalya Province
Lamas Turkey, Mersin Province
Laodicea on the Lycus Turkey
Phaselis Turkey
Dolaucothi Gold Mines United Kingdom, Wales, Pumsaint, Carmarthenshire Canal romano de Llamas.jpg
Durnovaria United Kingdom, Dorchester, Dorset
Longovicium United Kingdom, Lanchester

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Almuñécar consists of 5 above ground aqueducts – 4 still in use

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Website on Roman aqueducts". www.romanaqueducts.info. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Farkas, Maria. "Home". www.romaq.org. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "SOCIETÀ FRIULANA DI ARCHEOLOGIA" (PDF): 264. and the Plavno polje – Burnum aqueduct 
  4. ^ Quilici, L; Quilici Gigli, S. "Aqua Anio Vetus". 
  5. ^ a b "Aqua Tepula". 

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