The Savena River near Ponticella
Country Italy
Main source near Firenzuola
1,000 m (3,300 ft)
River mouth Idice
Basin size 170 km2 (66 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 55 km (34 mi)
  • Average rate:
    5 m3/s (180 cu ft/s)

The Savena is a river in the Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna regions of Italy. The source of the river is in the province of Florence west of Firenzuola in the Appennino Tosco-Emiliano mountains.[1] The river flows north into the province of Bologna and flows near Monghidoro, Loiano, Pianoro and San Lazzaro di Savena before curving east and flowing into the Idice east of Bologna.[2]


  1. The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World (13 ed.). London: Times Books. 2011. p. 76 K7. ISBN 9780007419135.
  2. Hammond World Atlas (6 ed.). Hammond World Atlas Corporation. 2010. p. 69. ISBN 9780843715606.

Coordinates: 44°30′N 11°27′E / 44.500°N 11.450°E / 44.500; 11.450

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