Bârlad River

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Bârlad River
River
Bârlad River near Muntenii de Jos, Vaslui county.JPG
Bârlad River near Muntenii de Jos, Vaslui County
Countries Romania
Counties Neamț, Vaslui, Galați
Towns Vaslui, Bârlad, Tecuci
Source Central Moldavian Plateau
 - location Valea Ursului
Mouth Siret
 - location Suraia
 - coordinates 45°40′16″N 27°27′04″E / 45.67111°N 27.45111°E / 45.67111; 27.45111Coordinates: 45°40′16″N 27°27′04″E / 45.67111°N 27.45111°E / 45.67111; 27.45111
Length 207 km (129 mi)
Basin 7,220 km2 (2,788 sq mi)
Discharge mouth
 - average 9.00 m3/s (318 cu ft/s)
Progression SiretDanubeBlack Sea

The Bârlad is a river in eastern Romania, a left tributary of the river Siret. Its total length is 207 kilometres (129 mi). Its source is in the low hills between the Siret and Prut rivers, southwest of Iași. It flows generally south, through the cities of Negrești, Vaslui, Bârlad and Tecuci. The Bârlad river flows through the Romanian counties of Neamț, Vaslui and Galați. It flows into the Siret near Suraia.

Tributaries[edit]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Bârlad:

Left: Bozieni, Fundătura, Gârboveta, Hausei, Găureni, Sacovăț, Velna, Stavnic, Rebricea, Vaslui, Crasna, Albești, Idriciu, Zorleni, Trestiana, Jaravăț, Hobana, Bârzota, Gârbovăț, Corozel

Right: Băbușa, Buda, Stemnic, Racova, Ghilănoiu, Chițcani, Pârvești, Horoiata, Simila, Valea Seacă, Tutova, Pereschiv, Bălăneasa, Lupul, Berheci, Blăneasa, Prisaca, Tecucel

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • Trasee turistice - județul Galați [1]
  • Trasee turistice - județul Vaslui [2]