Jiul de Vest

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Jiul de Vest
Jiul Românesc, Câmpușelu
River
Countries Romania
Counties Hunedoara County
Villages Câmpu lui Neag, Uricani, Lupeni, Vulcan
Source
 - location Retezat Mountains, Retezatul Mic Massif, Jiu-Cerna Pass
 - elevation 1,398 m (4,587 ft)
 - coordinates 45°14′50″N 22°51′32″E / 45.24722°N 22.85889°E / 45.24722; 22.85889
Mouth Jiu
 - location Iscroni
 - elevation 554 m (1,818 ft)
 - coordinates 45°22′07″N 23°22′04″E / 45.36861°N 23.36778°E / 45.36861; 23.36778Coordinates: 45°22′07″N 23°22′04″E / 45.36861°N 23.36778°E / 45.36861; 23.36778
Progression JiuDanubeBlack Sea

The Jiul de Vest, ("Western Jiu", previously also known as Jiul Românesc) is a headwater of the river Jiu in Romania. At its confluence with the Jiul de Est in Iscroni, the Jiu is formed. The upper course of the river is also known locally as Câmpușelu.

Tributaries[edit]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Jiul de Vest:

References[edit]

  • Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971

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