Bistrița River (Someș)

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Coordinates: 47°3′31″N 24°25′45″E / 47.05861°N 24.42917°E / 47.05861; 24.42917
Bistrița River
Bistrița Ardeleană River
Bistricioara River
Beszterce
River
Bistrita River in Colibita, Romania - 20030824.jpg
Bistrița River at Colibița
Countries Romania
Counties Bistriţa-Năsăud County
Tributaries
 - right Bârgău
Towns Bistriţa
Mouth Şieu
 - location Sărăţel
 - coordinates 47°3′31″N 24°25′45″E / 47.05861°N 24.42917°E / 47.05861; 24.42917
Length 118 km (73 mi)
Basin 612 km2 (236 sq mi)
Discharge for Bistrița
 - average 7.22 m3/s (255 cu ft/s)
Official River Code II.1.24.4

The Bistrița (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈbistrit͡sa] ( ); Hungarian: Beszterce) is a river in the Romanian region of Transylvania, county Bistriţa-Năsăud. It is sometimes referred to as Bistrița Ardeleană River

Near the city of Bistriţa it flows into the Şieu, a tributary of the Someşul Mare River.

The upper reach of the river, upstream of the junction with the Bârgău River in the village of Prundu Bârgăului is also known, locally, as Bistricioara River [1]

Towns and villages[edit]

The following towns and villages are situated along the river Bistrița, from source to mouth: Colibiţa, Bistrița Bârgăului, Prundu Bârgăului, Josenii Bârgăului, Livezile, Bistriţa

Tributaries[edit]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Bistrița:

Left: Titimiul de Sus, Titimiul de Jos, Borcut, Pănuleţu, Repedea, Stega, Şoimu de Sus, Şoimu de Jos, Pietroasa, Poiana, Cuşma, Fânaţele, Ghinda, Lempeş

Right: Colbul, Izvorul Lung, Bârgău, Valea Muntelui, Muncelu, Iad, Slătiniţa, Valea Rusului, Tărpiu

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Primăria Tiha Bârgăului

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • Trasee turistice - Județul Bistrița [1]