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is a 160 km long river in Tuscany
Tuscany is a region in Italy. It has an area of about 23,000 square kilometres and a population of about 3.75 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence ....
, central Italy
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The Ombrone's source is located near Castelnuovo Berardenga
Castelnuovo Berardenga is a comune in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 50 km southeast of Florence and about 14 km east of Siena...
, on the south-eastern side of the Monti del Chianti. After a twisting route, it receives the waters of the tribuaries Arbia
The Arbia is a torrent in Tuscany, central Italy, an affluence of the Ombrone river. Its source is located in the comune of Castellina in Chianti, at 620 m of altitude...
, Merse and Orcia before reaching the plain near Istia d'Ombrone
Istia d'Ombrone is a small town in southern Tuscany, Italy, a frazione of the comune of Grosseto.-History:In the area surrounding the centre of Istia there have been found some ruins of ancient habitations dating back to the Etruscan era in the area of Poggio Cavallo.It was habitated also during...
It subsequently passes near the city of Grosseto
Grosseto is a city and comune in the central Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of the Province of Grosseto. The city lies 14 km from the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the Maremma, at the centre of an alluvial plain, on the Ombrone river....
, before flowing into the Tyrrhenian Sea
The Tyrrhenian Sea is part of the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy.-Geography:The sea is bounded by Corsica and Sardinia , Tuscany, Lazio, Campania, Basilicata and Calabria and Sicily ....