Bîc River

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For the village of Bîc in Chișinău municipality, see Bubuieci.
Bîc (Bâc)
Country Moldova
Basin
Main source Codri
River mouth Dniester
Basin size 2,150 km2 (830 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 155 km (96 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    1 m3/s (35 cu ft/s) (annual mean)
    220 m3/s (7,800 cu ft/s) (springtime)

Bâc (also spelled Bîc) is a river in Moldova, a right tributary of Dniester.

The upper flow of Bâc cuts a deep canyon in Codri Hills. The capital of Moldova, Chișinău, is situated near Bâc. A dam near Chișinău holds the Chișinău Sea reservoir, which has an area of about 10 km². During the summer season, Bâc often dries out and turns into a chain of lakes. The river is heavily polluted, so swimming in it is not advisable.

Coordinates: 46°54′42″N 29°27′59″E / 46.91167°N 29.46639°E / 46.91167; 29.46639