Seret River

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About the eponymous river in Lviv Oblast, see Seret River (Drohobych).
At the confluence of the Seret and the Dniester.

The Seret River (Ukrainian: Серет) is the left tributary of the Dniester that flows through the Ternopil Oblast of Ukraine. Its length is 242 km; the basin covers some 3900 km2. The towns of Ternopil, Terebovlia and Chortkiv sit along the river's banks. Some of the bloodiest fighting of World War I took place on the banks of the Seret.

Location[edit]

It consists of the merger of several small rivers near the village of Ratyshchi district. Seretha hills are located between the hills of Voronyaky, the middle current - within the Ternopil plateau, the lower reaches - in the Dniester canyon area. The main direction of the current from north to south (partly to the southeast).

Usage[edit]

Water is used for technical water supply, agricultural needs, fish breeding; there are recreational zones.

Tributaries[edit]

Coordinates: 48°37′12″N 25°51′25″E / 48.62°N 25.8569°E / 48.62; 25.8569