Bormida location within NW Italy
|- location||Rocca Barbena, Liguria|
|- elevation||Colle Scravaion, 800 m (2,600 ft)|
|Length||153 km (95 mi)|
|Basin size||3,663 km2 (1,414 sq mi)|
|- average||44.2 m3/s (1,560 cu ft/s)|
The Bormida (Bormia in Piedmontese language) is a river of north-west Italy.
Piedmontese is a Romance language spoken by some 700,000 people mostly in Piedmont, northwestern region of Italy. It is geographically and linguistically included in the Gallo-Italic languages group of Northern Italy. It is part of the wider western group of Romance languages, which also includes French, Occitan, and Catalan. It is spoken in Piedmont, Liguria and Lombardy.
Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Southern and Western Europe. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in Southern Europe.
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