Longest Rivers In Italy

Himanshi singh       Nov 15, 2022

#Po River

          The Po is the largest river in Italy, stretching a total length of 405 miles and draining a basin area of 28,572 square miles. The general flow of the river is from West to East and flows in the northern parts of the country. 


          The Adige river flows for a distance of 255 miles and has a basin of 4,672 square miles. Its source is in the Alpine province near the Italian border with Austria and Switzerland and flows through an artificial Lake Alpine and drains into the Adriatic Sea. 


          The river flows from Mount Fumaaiolo to the Tyrrhenian Sea, a distance of 242 miles. It passes through Umbria and Lazio and is the primary source of water for the city of Rome. 


          The Tanaro is one of the major tributaries of the Po River and flows a distance of 171 miles from the Ligurian Alps from the slopes of Monte Saccarello. There are four main tributaries feeding the river, 


        The Oglio is a left-side tributary of the river Po in Lombardy, Italy. It is 280 kilometres (170 mi) long. In the hierarchy of the Po's tributaries, 


       The Adda  is a river in North Italy, a tributary of the Po. It rises in the Alps near the border with Switzerland and flows through Lake Como.  

# Arno

       The Arno is a river in the Tuscany region of Italy. It is the most important river of central Italy after the Tiber.  

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