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The Bârlad is a river in eastern Romania, a left tributary of the river Siret.[1] Its total length is 207 km (129 mi), and its drainage basin area is 7,220 km2 (2,790 sq mi).[2] Its source is in the low hills between the Siret and Prut rivers, southwest of Iași. It flows generally south, through the cities of Negrești, Vaslui, Bârlad and Tecuci. The Bârlad river flows through the Romanian counties of Neamț, Vaslui and Galați. It flows into the Siret near Suraia.

Bârlad
Bârlad River near Muntenii de Jos, Vaslui county.JPG
Location
CountryRomania
CountiesNeamț, Vaslui, Galați
TownsVaslui, Bârlad, Tecuci
Physical characteristics
SourceCentral Moldavian Plateau
 ⁃ locationValea Ursului
MouthSiret
 ⁃ location
Suraia
 ⁃ coordinates
45°40′16″N 27°27′04″E / 45.67111°N 27.45111°E / 45.67111; 27.45111Coordinates: 45°40′16″N 27°27′04″E / 45.67111°N 27.45111°E / 45.67111; 27.45111
Length207 km (129 mi)
Basin size7,220 km2 (2,790 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ locationMouth
 ⁃ average9.0 m3/s (320 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSiretDanubeBlack Sea

TributariesEdit

The following rivers are tributaries to the river Bârlad (from source to mouth):

Left: Bozieni, Fundătura, Gârboveta, Hăușei, Găureni, Sacovăț, Velna, Stavnic, Rebricea, Uncești, Telejna, Vaslui, Crasna, Albești, Idrici, Văleni, Petrișoara, Banca, Bujoreni, Zorleni, Trestiana, Jaravăț, Hobana, Bârzotel, Bârzota, Bălăneasa, Gârbovăț, Corozel

Right: Purcica, Poiana Lungă, Stemnic, Racova, Chițoc, Ghilăhoi, Chițcani, Pârvești, Horoiata, Simila, Valea Seacă, Tutova, Pereschiv, Lupul, Berheci, Blăneasa, Prisaca, Tecucel

ReferencesEdit

  • Trasee turistice – județul Galați [1]
  • Trasee turistice – județul Vaslui [2]