Jijia River (Prut)

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Coordinates: 46°54′12″N 28°04′58″E / 46.90333°N 28.08278°E / 46.90333; 28.08278
Jijia River
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Countries Ukraine, Romania
Counties Botoșani County, Iași County
Tributaries
 - right Sitna, Miletin, Bahlui
Town Dorohoi
Source
 - elevation 410 m (1,345 ft)
Mouth Prut River
 - location Gorban
 - coordinates 46°54′12″N 28°04′58″E / 46.90333°N 28.08278°E / 46.90333; 28.08278
Length 275 km (171 mi)
Basin 5,757 km2 (2,223 sq mi)
Official River Code XIII.1.15

Jijia (Ukrainian: Жижия) is a river in Ukraine and the Moldavia region of Romania. It rises in Ukraine at an altitude of 410 metres, flows south in Botoşani County through the town of Dorohoi and meets the Prut in Gorban, Iaşi County. It has a length of 275 km and a drainage area of 5757 km². Major tributaries are the Sitna, Miletin and Bahlui rivers.

Tributaries[edit]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Jijia:

Left: Ibăneasa, Găinăria, Guranda, Mihăiaşa, Ciornohal, Glăvăneşti, Epureni, Hărbărău, Blândeşti, Fundoaia, Plopu, Pop, Frasin.

Right: Tinca, Pârâul lui Martin, Buhai, Bezerc, La Iazul cel Mare, Părul, Putreda, Tălpeni, Valea Iazurilor, Săvescu, Lunca, Ghiţălăria, Buzunosu, Drâslea, Gard, Sitna, Aluza, Miletin, Puturosu, Jijioara, Jirinca, Bahlui.

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • ICPA - Comune vulnerabile - județul Botoșani [1]
  • ICPA - Comune vulnerabile - Județul Iași [2]
  • Trasee turistice - județul Iași [3]