Pârâul Galben

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Pârâul Galben
Galbenu
Raul Galben, Gilort.JPG
Location
Country Romania
Counties Gorj County
Villages Baia de Fier, Bumbești-Pițic
Physical characteristics
Mouth Gilort
  location
Bălcești
  coordinates
45°06′09″N23°38′18″E / 45.1025°N 23.6382°E / 45.1025; 23.6382 Coordinates: 45°06′09″N23°38′18″E / 45.1025°N 23.6382°E / 45.1025; 23.6382
Length32 km (20 mi)
Basin size112 km2 (43 sq mi)
Basin features
Progression GilortJiuDanubeBlack Sea

The Pârâul Galben (also: Galbenu) is a left tributary of the river Gilort in Romania. [1] [2] It discharges into the Gilort in Bălcești. Its length is 32 km (20 mi) and its basin size is 112 km2 (43 sq mi). [2]

Tributary stream or river that flows into a main stem river or lake

A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem river or a lake. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Tributaries and the main stem river drain the surrounding drainage basin of its surface water and groundwater, leading the water out into an ocean.

Gilort river in Romania

The Gilort is a river in southern Romania, a left tributary of the river Jiu. The Gilort flows through the villages and towns Novaci, Bălcești, Bengești, Târgu Cărbunești, Jupânești, Turburea and Capu Dealului. Its length is 116 km (72 mi) and its basin size is 1,358 km2 (524 sq mi).

Romania Sovereign state in Europe

Romania is a country located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. It has borders with the Black Sea to the southeast, Bulgaria to the south, Ukraine to the north, Hungary to the west, Serbia to the southwest, and Moldova to the east. It has a predominantly temperate-continental climate. With a total area of 238,397 square kilometers, Romania is the 12th largest country and also the 7th most populous member state of the European Union, having almost 20 million inhabitants. Its capital and largest city is Bucharest, and other major urban areas include Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Iași, Constanța, Craiova, Brașov, and Galați.

Tributaries

The following rivers are tributaries to the Pârâul Galben (from source to mouth):

Left: Zănoaga, Băița

Right: Mușet, Florile Albe, Bâzgele, Zmeura, Rudi

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The Pârâul Fierului is a right tributary of the Râul Galben in Romania. It flows into the Râul Galben upstream from Ștei. Its length is 9 km (5.6 mi) and its basin size is 42 km2 (16 sq mi).

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The Rudi is a right tributary of the Pârâul Galben in Romania. It flows into the Pârâul Galben in Bumbești-Pițic. Its length is 10 km (6.2 mi) and its basin size is 25 km2 (9.7 sq mi).

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The Șes is a left tributary of the river Râul Mare in Romania. It discharges into the Gura Apelor reservoir, which is drained by the Râul Mare. Its length is 23 km (14 mi) and its basin size is 75 km2 (29 sq mi).

References

  1. "Planul național de management. Sinteza planurilor de management la nivel de bazine/spații hidrografice, anexa 7.1" (PDF, 5.1 MB). Administrația Națională Apele Române. 2010. p. 567.
  2. 1 2 Atlasul cadastrului apelor din România. Partea 1 (in Romanian). Bucharest: Ministerul Mediului. 1992. pp. 246–247. OCLC   895459847. River code: VII.1.34.5