Siret (river)

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Siret
Siretul la Mircesti.jpg
Siret River at Mircești
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Path of the Siret [1]
Location
CountryUkraine, Romania
Counties/
Oblasts
Chernivtsi O., Botoșani C., Suceava C., Neamț C., Iași C., Bacău C., Vrancea C., Galați C.
CitiesPașcani, Roman, Bacău, Galați
Physical characteristics
SourceEastern Carpathians
 - locationChernivtsi O., Ukraine
 - elevation1,238 m (4,062 ft)
MouthDanube
 - locationGalați
 - coordinates45°24′11″N 28°1′27″E / 45.40306°N 28.02417°E / 45.40306; 28.02417Coordinates: 45°24′11″N 28°1′27″E / 45.40306°N 28.02417°E / 45.40306; 28.02417
Length647 km (402 mi)
Basin size44,811 km2 (17,302 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average250 m3/s (8,800 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionDanubeBlack Sea
Tributaries 
 - leftBârlad
 - rightSuceava, Moldova, Bistrița, Trotuș, Putna, Buzău

The Siret River (Ukrainian: Серет, Russian: Сирет , Hungarian: Szeret) is a river that comes up from the Carpathians in the northern Bukovina region of Ukraine. It flows southward into Romania for about 470 kilometers before it joins the Danube. It was named Hierasus in times of old.

Towns and villages[change | change source]

The following towns and villages can be found along the Siret River, from source to mouth: Berehomet, Storozhynets, Siret, Grămeşti, Zvoriştea, Liteni, Paşcani, Stolniceni-Prăjescu, Roman, Bacău, Adjud, Mărăşeşti, Galaţi.

Tributaries[change | change source]

There are the tributaries of the Siret River:

Left: Bahna, Molniţa, Bahna, Gârla Sireţel, Gârla Huţanilor, Vorona, Pleşu, Turbata, Pitrosul, Trestioara, Sireţel, Sodomeni, Stolniceni, Hărmăneşti, Pârâul Ţigăncilor, Mihailei, Boca, Albuia, Vulpăşeşti, Ţiganca, Icuşeşti, Glodeni, Râpaş, Pârâul Morii, Răcătău, Fulgeriş, Polocin, Lupa, Bârlad, Călmăţui, Gerului, Mălina, Fălcoaia, Cătuşa.

Right: Găvan, Negostina, Verehia, Baranca, Leahu, Hănţeşti, Grigoreşti, Sălăgeni, Suceava, Şomuzul Mic, Şomuzul Mare, Probota, Conţeasca, Ruja, Valea Părului, Podul Turcului, Tămăşeni, Moldova, Valea Neagră, Turbata, Bistriţa, Cleja, Răcăciuni, Orbeni, Botohan, Fântânele, Conţeşti, Trotuş, Valea Boului, Carecna, Zăbrăuţi, Şuşiţa, Gârla Morilor, Putna, Leica, Râmnicul Sărat, Buzău.

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