Suceava (river)

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Suceava
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Suceava waterfall near Shepit
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Native name
Location
Country Ukraine, Romania
Counties Chernivtsi Oblast, Suceava County
Towns Suceava
Physical characteristics
Source Obcina Mestecăniș Mountains
  location Northern Bucovina, Romania
Mouth Siret
  location
Liteni, Romania
  coordinates
47°31′19″N26°33′01″E / 47.52194°N 26.55028°E / 47.52194; 26.55028 Coordinates: 47°31′19″N26°33′01″E / 47.52194°N 26.55028°E / 47.52194; 26.55028
Length173 km (107 mi)
Basin size2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Basin features
Progression SiretDanubeBlack Sea

The Suceava (Ukrainian : СучаваSuchava, Romanian : Suceava, Hungarian : Szucsáva) 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] [2] [3] It discharges into the Siret in the town Liteni, [4] 21 km south-east of the city of Suceava.

Contents

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 is 173 km (107 mi). [2] [5] :16 Its basin area is 2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi), [6] of which 2,298 km2 (887 sq mi) in Romania. [2] [5]

Towns and villages

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

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Suceava (from source to mouth): [2]

Left: Aluniș, Izvor, Cobilioara, Garbanevski, Melesh, Rapochev, Rusca, Ulma, Sadău, Falcău, Caraula, Șicova, Bilca Mare, Petrimiasa, Târnauca, Climăuț, Ruda, Horaiț, Hatnuța, Pătrăuțeanca, Dragomirna, Mitoc, Podul Vătafului, Plopeni, Salcea

Right: Pogonișoara, Nisipitu, Brodina, Pârâul Ascuns, Valea Boului, Putna, Vicov, Remezeu, Voitinel, Pozen, Sucevița, Solca, Soloneț, Ilișești, Șcheia, Râul Târgului, Udești, Racova

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References

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  2. 1 2 3 4 Atlasul cadastrului apelor din România. Partea 1 (in Romanian). Bucharest: Ministerul Mediului. 1992. pp. 366–372. OCLC   895459847. River code: XII.1.17
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  5. 1 2 Planul de management al spațiului hidrografic Siret, Administrația Națională Apele Române
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