Pontine Marshes

The Pontine Marshes is an approximately quadrangular area of former marshland in the Region of central Italy, extending along the coast southeast of Rome about 45 km from just east of to , varying in distance inland between the and the Volscian Mountains from 15 to 25 km.

Notable Places in the Area

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Localities in the Area

is situated 4 km southeast of Pontine Marshes. Photo: Raboe001, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

is the capital of the in the region, in central Italy. Photo: Gaetano Rap, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 8 km west of Pontine Marshes. Photo: Raboe001, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Pontine Marshes

41.4167° or 41° 25' north
12.9167° or 12° 55' east
6 metres (20 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: سبخات بونتين
  • Bulgarian: Понтийски блата
  • Chinese: 彭甸沼地
  • Chinese: 彭甸沼澤
  • Chinese: 腦橋沼澤
  • Dutch: Ager Pontinus
  • Dutch: Agro Pontino
  • Dutch: Pontijns akkerland
  • Dutch: Pontijnse moerassen
  • Finnish: Pontiset suot
  • French: Agro pontino
  • French: Marais pontins
  • French: Plaine pontine
  • German: Agro Pontino
  • German: Pontinische Ebene
  • German: Pontinische Sümpfe
  • Italian: Agro Pontino
  • Italian: Agro pontino
  • Italian: Bonifica dell'Agro Pontino
  • Italian: Palude Pontina
  • Italian: Palude pontina
  • Italian: Paludi Pontine
  • Italian: Paludi pontine
  • Italian: Pianura Pontina
  • Japanese: ポンティノ湿地
  • Japanese: ポンティーナ湿地帯
  • Polish: Błota Pontyjskie
  • Polish: Pola Pontyjskie
  • Russian: Понтийские болота
  • Russian: Понтинские болота
  • Serbo-Croatian: Pontijska močvara
  • Spanish: Agro Pontino
  • Spanish: Lagunas Pontinas
  • Spanish: Llanura pontina
  • Swedish: Pontinska träsken
  • Bonifica Pontina

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