Po (river)

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Kintra Italy, Swisserland, Fraunce
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Physical characteristics

652 km (405 mi)[1]

682 km (424 mi) includin Maira

The Po (Laitin: Padus an Eridanus; Italian: Po Italian pronunciation: [ˈpɔ]; auncient Ligurian: Bodincus or Bodencus; Greek: Πάδος an Ἠριδανός) is a river that flows either 652 km (405 mi) or 682 km (424 mi) – considerin the length o the Maira, a richt baunk tributary – eastward athort northren Italy, frae a spring seepin frae a stony hillside at Pian del Re, a flat place at the heid o the Val Po unner the northwast face o Monviso (in the Cottian Alps) through a delta projectin intae the Adriatic Sea near Venice.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Zwingle, Erla (Mey 2002). "Italy's Po River Punished for centuries by destructive floods, northern Italians stubbornly embrace their nation's longest river, which nurtures rice fields, vineyards, fisheries—and legends". National Geographic. Retrieved 6 Aprile 2009. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Raggi, Meri; Davide Ronchi; Laura Sardonini; Davide Viaggi (2007). "Po Basin Case study status report" (pdf). AquaMoney. Retrieved 6 Aprile 2009.