Milcov River (Siret)
Milcov River near the village of Broșteni, 15 km south of Focșani
|- left||Reghiu, Arva, Pârâul Tulbure, Valea Rea|
|- right||Mera, Dilcov, Valea Neagră, Argintul|
|Length||79 km (49 mi)|
|Progression||Putna→ Siret→ Danube→ Black Sea|
The Milcov River is a right tributary of the river Putna in eastern Romania. It flows through the towns and villages Andreiașu de Jos, Șindrilari, Mera, Broșteni, Odobești, Vârteșcoiu, Câmpineanca, Golești, Milcovul and Răstoaca. It discharges into the Putna in Răstoaca. The city of Focșani used to lie on it. Due to floods, however, the riverbed moved a few kilometers away, south of the city.
In 1482, Stephen the Great declared Milcov as the boundary between Wallachia and Moldavia. In the 19th century, the river was perceived by unionists as a symbol of discord between Wallachia and Moldavia—see Hora Unirii, a poem by Vasile Alecsandri. The Milcov border was dispensed with in 1859, when Wallachia and Moldavia united to form the United Principalities.
- Administrația Națională Apelor Române - Cadastrul Apelor - București
- Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
- Trasee turistice - Județul Vrancea 
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