Stura di Demonte

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stura di Demonte
Pietraporzio-IMG 1017.JPG
The Stura during its Alpine stage
(at Pietraporzio)
Stura di demonte location map.jpg
Location within southern Piedmont
Location
CountryItaly (Piedmont: Province of Cuneo)
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationLago della Maddalena, close to the Maddalena Pass
 - elevation1,990 m (6,530 ft)[1]
Mouth 
 - location
Tanaro, near Cherasco
Length115 km (71 mi)
Basin size1,579 square kilometres (610 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average47 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).

Geography[edit]

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.

Notes[edit]

See also[edit]

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