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Prut
River
Prut near Hoverla.jpg
Prut near Mt. Hoverla, in Ukraine
Countries Ukraine, Romania, Moldova
Counties/
Oblasts
Ukraine: Ivano-Frankivsk O., Chernivtsi O.
Romania: Botoşani C., Iaşi C., Vaslui C., Galaţi C.
Tributaries
 - right Cheremosh, Jijia
Cities Kolomyia, Chernivtsi, Ungheni, Cahul
Source Carpathian Mountains
 - location Mt. Hoverla, Ivano-Frankivsk O., Ukraine
Mouth Danube
 - location Galaţi/Giurgiuleşti, Romania/Moldova
Length 953 km (592 mi)
Basin 27,500 km² (10,618 sq mi)
Official River Code XIII.1
Map of the Prut River.
Map of the Prut River.

Prut, or Pruth, (Ukrainian: Прут) is a 953 km long river in Eastern Europe. It flows to the southeast to join the Danube river near Reni. This is east of Galaţi.

Towns

These towns can be found along the Prut River, from source to mouth: Delatyn, Kolomyia, Sniatyn, Chernivtsi, Novoselytsia, Darabani, Ungheni, Cahul.

Tributaries

These are the tributaries of the Prut River:

Left: Racovăţ.

Right: Cheremosh, Herţa, Poiana, Corneşti, Isnovăţ, Rădăuţi, Ghireni, Volovăţ, Badu, Başeu, Corogea, Berza Veche, Râioasa, Soloneţ, Cerchezoaia, Jijia, Cozmeşti, Bohotin, Moşna, Pruteţ, Sărata, Elan, Horincea, Oancea, Stoeneasa, Chineja.


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