Ticino (river)

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Ticino
Country Switzerland, Italy
Physical characteristics
River mouth River Po, south-east of Pavia, Italy
Length 248 km (154 mi)
A covered bridge over the Ticino, in Pavia

The Ticino river is a river that originates in the Alps, near Nufenen. It then flows through the Swiss canton of Ticino and northern Italy. It flows into the Po River, near Pavia. It is 270 km long. It gave its name to the canton. In Switzerland, it is dammed to make electricity. In Italy, it is mainly used for irrigation. The river flows through Lago Maggiore.