Siret River facts for kids
The Siret in Romania and Ukraine
Romania: Botoşani, Suceava, Neamţ, Iaşi, Bacău, Vrancea, Galaţi
|- right||Suceava, Moldova, Bistriţa, Trotuş, Putna, Buzău|
|Cities||Roman, Bacău, Galaţi|
|- location||Eastern Carpathians, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine|
|- elevation||1,238 m (4,062 ft)|
|Length||706 km (439 mi)|
|Basin||44,835 km² (17,311 sq mi)|
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
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.
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