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Magra (river)

The Magra is a long river of Northern Italy, which runs through Pontremoli, Filattiera, Villafranca in Lunigiana and Aulla in the province of Massa-Carrara ( Tuscany); Santo Stefano di Magra, Vezzano Ligure, Arcola, Sarzana and Ameglia in the province of La Spezia ( Liguria).

In Roman times, it was known as the Macra and marked the eastern boundary of the territory of Liguria.

The river’s drainage basin occupies around . Its most important tributary is the Vara which joins the Magra from the right within the commune of Santo Stefano di Magra.

Magra (disambiguation)

Magra may refer to:

  • Magra, river in northern Italy
  • Magra, California, an unincorporated community in California, United States
  • Magra, Tasmania, a locality in Tasmania, Australia
  • Magra Islet, a small island in Queensland, Australia
  • Magra District, a district in Algeria
    • Magra, Algeria, a town and commune in the Algerian district
  • Magra sheep, a breed of sheep found in India
  • Mogra, a village in the West Bengal state of India
  • Magra Church, Sweden