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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.

Siret River
River
The Siret in Romania and Ukraine
The Siret in Romania and Ukraine
Countries Ukraine, Romania
Oblast/
Counties
Ukraine: Chernivtsi,
Romania: Botoşani,
Suceava, Neamţ, Iaşi, Bacău, Vrancea, Galaţi
Tributaries
 - left Bârlad
 - right Suceava, Moldova, Bistriţa, Trotuş, Putna, Buzău
Cities Roman, Bacău, Galaţi
Source
 - location Eastern Carpathians, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine
 - elevation 1,238 m (4,062 ft)
Mouth Danube
Length 706 km (439 mi)
Basin 44,835 km² (17,311 sq mi)

Towns and villagesEdit

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.

TributariesEdit