Potenza (river)

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The river's mouth at Porto Recanati.
Country Italy
Basin features
Main source Fiuminata
800 m (2,600 ft)
River mouth Adriatic Sea, Porto Recanati
Physical characteristics
Length 95 km (59 mi)
  • Average rate:
    6 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]


  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