The Foglia in Pesaro
|Provinces||Arezzo, Pesaro and Urbino|
|- location||near Sestino, Arezzo, Italy|
|- elevation||980 m (3,215 ft)|
|- location||Pesaro, Pesaro and Urbino, Italy|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||90 km (56 mi)|
|- average||17 m³/s (600 cu ft/s)|
In ancient times it was known as Pisaurus, as it flows into the Adriatic Sea at Pisaurum (modern Pesaro), the last important trading centre along the river. It was also known as the Isaurus; word that is kept in the name of the comune Belforte all'Isauro.
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Then it flows east trough the comuni Sestino, Piandimeleto, Lunano, Sassocorvaro (where a dam forms an artificial lake called Lake of Mercatale), Auditore, Montecalvo in Foglia, Vallefoglia, Montelabbate and, near the mouth, Pesaro.
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- Richard J.A. Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World: Map-By-Map Directory. I. Princeton, NJ and Oxford, UK: Princeton University Press. p. 611. ISBN 0691049459.
- John Lemprière, A Classical Dictionary, Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors, With the Value of Coins, Weights, and Measures, Used Among the Greeks and Romans, and a Chronological Table, New Edition edited by F.D. Lemprière, London: T. Cadell, 1839, unpaginated.
- "Corsi d'acqua FIUME FOGLIA " (in Italian). Portale del Sistema Informativo Regionale dell'Ambiente della Toscana (SIRA). Retrieved 25 June 2016. no-break space character in
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