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Po River
The Po ( , ; la, Padus or ; grc, Πάδος, Pádos, or , ; Ancient Ligurian: or ) is the longest river in Italy. It is a river that flows eastward across northern Italy starting from the Cottian Alps; it, Alpi Cozie , photo=Monviso_Cottian_Alps.jpg , photo_caption=Monte Viso in the Cottian Alps, seen from the Rocciamelone , country_type= Countries , country= , subdivision1_type= Provinces , subdivision1= , parent= Alps , borders_on= .... The Po flows either or – considering the length of the Maira, a right bank tributary. The headwaters Image:wey source farringdon.jpg, 270px, River Wey near its source at Farringdon, Hampshire, Farringdon The headwaters of a river or stream is the farthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or downstream confluence with another rive ... of the Po are a spring seeping from a stony hillside at Pian del Re, a flat place at the head of the Val Po The Valle Po (literally "Po valley") is a valley of the Cottian Al ...
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Adriatic Sea
The Adriatic Sea () is a body of water separating the from the . The Adriatic is the northernmost arm of the , extending from the (where it connects to the ) to the northwest and the . The countries with coasts on the Adriatic are , , , , and . The Adriatic contains over 1,300 islands, mostly located along the Croatian part of its eastern coast. It is divided into three basins, the northern being the shallowest and the southern being the deepest, with a maximum depth of . The Otranto Sill, an underwater ridge, is located at the border between the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. The prevailing currents flow counterclockwise from the Strait of Otranto, along the eastern coast and back to the strait along the western (Italian) coast. Tidal movements in the Adriatic are slight, although are known to occur occasionally. The Adriatic's is lower than the Mediterranean's because the Adriatic collects a third of the fresh water flowing into the Mediterranean, acting as a . The surface wat ...
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Turin
Turin ( , : ; it, Torino ; lat, Augusta Taurinorum, then ''Taurinum'') is a city and an important business and cultural centre in . It is the of and of the , and was the first Italian capital from 1861 to 1865. The city is mainly on the western bank of the , below its , and is surrounded by the western and Hill. The population of the city proper is 852,223 (30 September 2021) while the population of the urban area is estimated by to be 1.7 million inhabitants. The is estimated by the to have a population of 2.2 million. The city used to be a major European political centre. From 1563, it was the capital of the , then of the Kingdom of Sardinia ruled by the , and the first capital of the from 1861 to 1865. Turin is sometimes called "the cradle of Italian liberty" for having been the birthplace and home of notable individuals who contributed to the ', such as . Even though much of its political influence had been lost by , althrough having being a center of m ...
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Maira (river)
The Maira is an Italian Italian may refer to: * Anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Italy ** Italians, an ethnic group or simply a citizen of the Italian Republic ** Italian language, a Romance language *** Regional Italian, regional variants of the ... river, a right tributary A tributary or affluent is a stream A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the stream bed, bed and Bank (geography), banks of a Channel (geography), channel. The flow of a stream is controlled by three inputs – sur ... of the Po, which runs through the province of Cuneo Cuneo (Italian Italian may refer to: * Anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Italy ** Italians, an ethnic group or simply a citizen of the Italian Republic ** Italian language, a Romance language *** Regional Italian, regional ... in eastern Piedmont Piedmont ( ; it, Piemonte, ; , , and frp, Piemont, , , french: Piémont) is a region in northwest , one of th ...
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