The Vomano (Latin: Vomanus)[1] is a 76 km river, which is in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Its source is near Monte San Franco in Gran Sasso d'Italia and Lago di Campotosto in the province of L'Aquila. The river crosses the border into the province of Teramo and flows northeast near Montorio al Vomano and Basciano. The Fucino flows into the Vomano south of Crognaleto and the Mavone flows into the Vomano near Basciano.[2] It enters the Adriatic Sea near Roseto degli Abruzzi.

Physical characteristics
  locationMonte San Franco - Gran Sasso d'Italia
  elevation2,120 m (6,960 ft)
Adriatic Sea near Roseto degli Abruzzi
Length76 km (47 mi)
Basin size764 km2 (295 sq mi)


  1. 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. 613. ISBN 0691049459.
  2. The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World (13 ed.). London: Times Books. 2011. p. 77 M2. ISBN 9780007419135.

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