Suceava River

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Râul Suceava
Râul Suceava.jpg
Suceava River
Countries Ukraine, Romania
Counties Chernivtsi Oblast, Suceava County
Towns Suceava
Source Obcina Mestecăniș Mountains
 - location Northern Bucovina, Romania
Mouth Siret
 - location Liteni, Romania
 - coordinates 47°31′19″N 26°33′01″E / 47.52194°N 26.55028°E / 47.52194; 26.55028Coordinates: 47°31′19″N 26°33′01″E / 47.52194°N 26.55028°E / 47.52194; 26.55028
Length 173 km (107 mi)
Basin 2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Progression SiretDanubeBlack Sea

The Suceava (Ukrainian: Сучава - Suchava) is a river located in the north-east of Romania (Suceava County) and western Ukraine (Chernivtsi Oblast). It is a right tributary of the river Siret.[1] It rises from the Obcina Mestecăniș Mountains in Bukovina, near the border with Ukraine. The total length of the Suceava from its source to its confluence with the Siret 21 km south-east of the city of Suceava, near the village of Liteni, is 173 km (107 mi).[2]:16 Its basin area is 2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi),[3] of which 2,298 km2 (887 sq mi) in Romania.[2]:17

Towns and villages[edit]

The following towns and villages are situated along the river Suceava, from source to mouth: Izvoarele Sucevei, Shepit, Seliatyn, Ulma, Brodina, Vicovu de Jos, Bilca, Dornești, Satu Mare, Suceava, Verești.

Tributaries[edit]

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Suceava:

Left: Aluniș, Izvor, Cobilioara, Garbanevski, Melesh, Rapochev, Rusca, Ulma, Sadău, Falcău, Caraula, Laura, Șicova, Bilca Mare, Târnauca, Climăuți, Ruda, Horaiț, Hatnuța, Pătrăuțeanca, Mitocu, Bogdana, Pârâul Morii, Salcea

Right: Nisipitu, Brodina, Ascunsu, Boul, Putna, Vicov, Remezeu, Voitinel, Pozen, Sucevița, Solca, Soloneț, Ilișești, Șcheia, Râul Târgului, Udești, Racova

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ovidiu Gabor - Economic Mechanism in Water Management at the Wayback Machine (archived 5 March 2009), map page 10
  2. ^ a b Planul de management al spațiului hidrografic Siret, Administrația Națională Apele Române
  3. ^ Caracteristics of the Surface Discharge in the Basin of Suceava River, Ionel-Daniel Răduianu, Lucrările Seminarului Geografic “D. Cantemir” nr. 28, 2007
  • Institutul de Meteorologie și Hidrologie - Rîurile României - București 1971
  • Trasee turistice - Județul Suceava [1]

Maps[edit]

  • Harta județului Suceava [2]