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Encyclopedia > Prut River
Prut
Length 953  km
Elevation of the source -  m
Average discharge -  /s
Area watershed 27,500  km²
Origin  Ukraine
Mouth  Danube
Basin countries Ukraine, Romania, Moldova

The Prut, or Pruth river (Ukrainian: Прут) is 953 km long, originating in the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine and flowing southeast to join the Danube river near Reni, east of Galaţi. In general English usage, length (symbols: l, L) is but one particular instance of distance – an objects length is how long the object is – but in the physical sciences and engineering, the word length is in some contexts used synonymously with distance. Height is vertical distance; width (or breadth... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... Elevation has several related meanings: Geography The elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or possibly some other fixed point). ... The metre, or meter, is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI: Système International dUnités). ... In hydrology, the discharge of a river is the volume of water transported by it in a certain amount of time. ... The cubic metre (symbol m³) is the SI derived unit of volume. ... The second (symbol s) is a unit for time, and one of seven SI base units. ... A watershed or catchment basin is the region of land whose water drains into a specified body of water, such as a river, lake, sea, or ocean. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Length 2,888 km Elevation of the source 1,078  m Average discharge 30 km before Passau: 580 m³/s Vienna: 1,900 m³/s Budapest: 2,350 m³/s just before Delta: 6,500  m³/s Area watershed 817,000  km² Origin  Black Forest (Schwarzwald-Baar, Baden- Württemberg... Basin has several meanings: A watershed, which may be called also a hydrological basin or catchment basin. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... Satellite image of the Carpathians The Carpathian Mountains (Czech, Polish, and Slovak: Karpaty; Serbian: Karpati; Hungarian: Kárpátok; Romanian: CarpaÅ£i; Ukrainian: Карпати, Karpaty) are the eastern wing of the great Central Mountain System of Europe, curving 1500 km (~900 miles) along the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland... Length 2,888 km Elevation of the source 1,078  m Average discharge 30 km before Passau: 580 m³/s Vienna: 1,900 m³/s Budapest: 2,350 m³/s just before Delta: 6,500  m³/s Area watershed 817,000  km² Origin  Black Forest (Schwarzwald-Baar, Baden- Württemberg... Reni is: Alan Wren, drummer for The Stone Roses a city in southern Ukraine, near the confluence of Prut and Danube rivers This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Galaţi is a city in eastern Romania, on the banks of the Danube, very close to Braila. ...


Known in antiquity as Pyretus or Porata river. Before 1940 and the occupation of Bessarabia and Northern Bukovina it was almost entirely in Romania. Nowadays, for a length of 711 km it forms the border between Romania and Moldova. It has a hydrographic basin of 27,500 km², of which 10,990 km² are in Romania. The biggest city along its banks is Chernivtsi (Cernăuţi), Ukraine. 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Old map of Bessarabia Bessarabia or Bessarabiya (Basarabia in Romanian, Besarabya in Turkish) was the name by which the Imperial Russia designated the eastern part of the principality of Moldavia annexed by Russia in 1812. ... Bukovina, in green, divided between Romania (red) and Ukraine (yellow) Bukovina (current usage), The Bukovina, increasingly an archaism, which, however, is to be found in older literature, is the territory on the slopes of the northeastern Carpathian Mountains and the adjoining plains. ... Chernivtsi (Ukrainian: ; Romanian: CernăuÅ£i; German: Czernowitz or Tschernowitz; Polish: Czerniowce; Hungarian: Csernovic; Yiddish: Tshernovits; Russian: , Chernovtsy) is a city in Northern Bukovina, Ukraine, capital of the Chernivtsi Oblast. ...


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Prut River (110 words)
The river is the demarcation point for a short section of the Ukrainian-Romanian border and the length of the Romanian-Moldovan border.
Fed by rain and meltwater, the Prut freezes over lightly from January to March.
Its tributaries in Ukraine include the Pistynka River, the Rybnytsia River, and the
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