river in Italy
Coordinates: 43°38′34″N 13°22′23″E / 43.64278°N 13.37306°E / 43.64278; 13.37306

The Esino (Latin: Aesis) is a river in the Marche region of central Italy. It is one of the most important river in the región because the size of its drainage basin.

Country  Italy
Region Marche
Provinces Macerata, Ancona
Source Monte Caffagio
 - location Esanatoglia, Macerata, Italy
 - elevation 1,116 m (3,661 ft)
 - coordinates 43°15′01″N 12°56′39″E / 43.25028°N 12.94417°E / 43.25028; 12.94417
Mouth Adriatic Sea
 - location Falconara Marittima, Ancona, Italy
 - elevation m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 43°38′34″N 13°22′23″E / 43.64278°N 13.37306°E / 43.64278; 13.37306
Length 75 km (47 mi)
Basin 1,203 km² (464 sq mi)
 - average 18 /s (636 cu ft/s)
The Esino river in italy
The Esino river in italy

There is another river, but smaller, in the Province of Lecco, Lombardy.


The Esino river has a length of about 75 km (46.6 mi) and a drainage basin with an area of 1,203 km2 (464 sq mi).[1]


The source of the Esino is in the sides of the Monte Caffagio, comune of Esanatoglia (province of Macerata) near the border with the province of Ancona, at an altitude of about 1,116 m (3,661 ft).[1]

The river flows east past Esanatoglia and curves north by Matelica before crossing the border into the province of Ancona near Cerreto d'Esi. The river continues flowing north before curving northeast near Genga. It then flows near Serra San Quirico, Maiolati Spontini, Castelplanio, Castelbellino, Jesi, Chiaravalle and Montemarciano.

Finally, it flows into the Adriatic Sea in the Fiumesino near Falconara Marittima.[1]

Its drainage basin is mainly in the province of Ancona but it also covers part of the province of Macerata and a small part of the province of Perugia (Umbria).

Main tributariesEdit

The main tributaries of Ensino river areː[1]

  • Giano (24 km long), that begins in the Fabriano comune and flows into the Ensino in Borgo Tufico, part of Fabriano.
  • Sentino, that begins in Umbria.
  • Esinante.

Related pagesEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Il Sistema Idrografico della Provincia di Ancona" (pdf) (in Italian). Provincia di Ancona. Retrieved 24 June 2016.