Potenza (river)

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Potenza
FocePotenza.jpg
The river's mouth at Porto Recanati.
Location
CountryItaly
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationFiuminata
 ⁃ elevation800 m (2,600 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Adriatic Sea, Porto Recanati
Length95 km (59 mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average6 m3/s (210 cu ft/s)

The Potenza (Latin: Flosis) is a river in the province of Macerata in the Marche region of Italy.[1] The source of the river is in the territory of Fiuminata. The source is located at an elevation of 800 metres (2,600 ft) on Monte Pennino. The river flows northeast through the communes of Pioraco, Castelraimondo, San Severino Marche, Macerata, Montelupone, Recanati and Potenza Picena. The river flows into the Adriatic Sea at Porto Recanati, after a course of some 95 kilometres (59 mi).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World (13 ed.). London: Times Books. 2011. p. 76 P9. ISBN 9780007419135.
  2. ^ Hammond World Atlas (6 ed.). Hammond World Atlas Corporation. 2010. p. 76. ISBN 9780843715606.

Coordinates: 43°25′N 13°40′E / 43.417°N 13.667°E / 43.417; 13.667