Tanagro

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Tanagro
Polla (view from Tanagro).jpg
The Tanagro crossing Polla
Location
Country Italy
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationHillside near Casalbuono
MouthSele
 • location
near Contursi Terme
 • coordinates
40°38′01″N 15°13′48″E / 40.6335°N 15.2301°E / 40.6335; 15.2301Coordinates: 40°38′01″N 15°13′48″E / 40.6335°N 15.2301°E / 40.6335; 15.2301
Length92 km (57 mi)
Basin size1,835 km2 (708 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average20 m3/s (710 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSeleTyrrhenian Sea

The Tanagro (Tanàgro) or Negro is a river of the Province of Salerno, southwestern Italy. It rises in the Vallo di Diano and is a tributary of the Sele River. In ancient times it was known as Tanager.

Overview[edit]

From the origin to the mouth, the river flows in the municipal territories of Casalbuono, Montesano sulla Marcellana, Buonabitacolo, Sassano, Padula, Sala Consilina, Teggiano, San Rufo, Atena Lucana, Sant'Arsenio, Polla, Pertosa, Auletta, Petina, Buccino, Sicignano degli Alburni and Contursi Terme. It crosses the towns and villages of Casalbuono, Ascolese (Padula), Silla (Sassano), Atena Lucana Scalo, Polla, Pertosa (near the caves), Auletta, Sicignano Scalo and Contursi Scalo.[1]

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