Siret
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Countries Ukraine, Romania
Counties/
Oblasts
Ukraine: Chernivtsi O.

Romania: Botoşani C., Suceava C.,
Neamţ C., Iaşi C., Bacău C.,
Vrancea C., Galaţi C.

Tributaries
 - left Bârlad
 - right Suceava, Moldova, Bistriţa, Trotuş,
Putna, Buzău
Cities Roman, Bacău, Galaţi
Source
 - location Eastern Carpathians, Chernivtsi O., Ukraine
 - elevation 1,238 m (4,062 ft)
Mouth Danube
 - location Galaţi
 - coordinates 45°24′11″N 28°1′27″E / 45.40306, 28.02417
Length 706 km (439 mi)
Basin 44,835 km² (17,311 sq mi)
Discharge
 - average 220 m3/s (7,769 cu ft/s)
Official River Code XII.1
The Siret in Romania and Ukraine
The Siret in Romania and Ukraine


The Siret or Sireth (Ukrainian: Сірет or Серет|, Romanian: Siret pronounced [siˈret], Hungarian: Szeret, Russian: Сирет) 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[edit | edit source]

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

Tributaries[edit | edit source]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Siret:

Left: Bahna, Molniţa, Bahna, Gârla Sireţel, Gârla Huţanilor, Volga, 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

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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