Stura di Demonte

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Stura di Demonte
Pietraporzio-IMG 1017.JPG
The Stura during its Alpine stage
(at Pietraporzio)
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Location within southern Piedmont
Country Italy (Piedmont: Province of Cuneo)
Basin features
Main source Lago della Maddalena, close to the Maddalena Pass
1,990 m (6,530 ft)[1]
River mouth Tanaro, near Cherasco
Basin size 1,579 square kilometres (610 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 115 km (71 mi)
  • Average rate:
    47 cubic metres per second (1,700 cu ft/s)

Stura di Demonte (Latin: Stura) is a 115-kilometre (71 mi) long river in northwestern Italy (Piedmont).


The river is a tributary to the river Tanaro, which is a tributary of the river Po. Its source is in the Alps, near the border with France. It flows through Demonte and Cuneo before joining the Tanaro just east of Cherasco.


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Media related to Stura di Demonte at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 44°40′N 7°53′E / 44.667°N 7.883°E / 44.667; 7.883