Siret River


Siret River

Geobox|River
name =Siret
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country_type = Countries
state_type =
region_type =
district_type = Counties/
Oblasts
city_type = Cities
country = Ukraine, Romania
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state =
state1 =
region =
region1 =
district = Ukraine: Chernivtsi O.
Romania: Botoşani C., Suceava C.,
Neamţ C., Iaşi C., Bacău C.,
Vrancea C., Galaţi C.
district1 =
city = Roman, Bacău, Galaţi
city1 =
length = 706
watershed = 44835
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source_name =
source_location = Eastern Carpathians
source_district = Chernivtsi O.
source_region =
source_state =
source_country = Ukraine
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source_elevation = 1238
source_length =
mouth_name = Danube
mouth_location = Galaţi
mouth_district =
mouth_region =
mouth_state =
mouth_country =
mouth_lat_d = 45
mouth_lat_m = 24
mouth_lat_s = 11
mouth_lat_NS = N
mouth_long_d = 28
mouth_long_m = 1
mouth_long_s = 27
mouth_long_EW = E
mouth_elevation =
tributary_left = Bârlad
tributary_left1 =
tributary_right = Suceava, Moldova, Bistriţa, Trotuş,
Putna, Buzău
tributary_right1 =
free =
free_type = Official River Code



map_size =
map_caption = The Siret in Romania and Ukraine

The Siret River (Ukrainian: "Серет", Russian: "Сирет ", Hungarian: "Szeret") is a river that rises from the Carpathians in the Northern Bukovina region of Ukraine, and flows southward into Romania for 470 km before it joins the Danube. In ancient times, it was named "Hierasus".

Towns and villages

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

Tributaries

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Siret:

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

References

* Administraţia Naţională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - Bucureşti
* Institutul de Meteorologie şi Hidrologie - Rîurile României - Bucureşti 1971


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