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  Prut River
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
www.encyclopediaofukraine.com /pages/P/R/PrutRiver.htm   (110 words)

 Prut - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Prut, also Pruth or Prutul, river, southwestern Ukraine, western Moldova, and eastern Romania; a major tributary of the Danube River.
Bessarabia, historic region of southeastern Europe, east of Romania, between the Prut and Dniester rivers.
Iaşi, city in eastern Romania and capital of Iaşi County, on the Bahlui River (a tributary of the Prut River).
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Prut River
The Prut River separates it from Romania in the west.
It was settled as early as the 7th century, and in the 15th century it became a customs post on the trade routes along the Prut River...
Dunay, great river of central and SE Europe, c.1,770 mi (2,850 km) long, with a drainage basin of c.320,000 sq mi (828,800 sq km); it is second in length only to the Volga among European rivers.
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 Small Grants Fund project completed in Moldova
During high water period because of flood in the lower Danube, the Prut River flow amounted 40-50 m3/s, water level in Prut was 5,92 m asl while in Beleu Lake it was recorded at mark 5,50 m asl.
Soils in the Prut River floodplain are characterized by heavy granulometric composition while local sub-regional chernozemes have a light granulometric composition and therefore are easily exposed to washouts even on gentle slopes; among washed out soils weakly eroded one prevail (10,3%).
As a consequence of this, middle and lower terraces of the Prut River built of loessy loams and loess.
www.ramsar.org /sgf/sgf_rpts_moldova2.htm   (8697 words)

 Moldova - MSN Encarta
At its largest extent, in the Middle Ages, the principality stretched from the Dniester River in the east almost to the Carpathian Mountains in the west.
Moldavian territory was divided in 1812, when the Ottoman Empire took control of all of the land west of the Prut River and Russia took control of the rest.
The terrain of Moldova is primarily a hilly plain interspersed with deep river valleys.
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 Global Biodiversity Forum for Eastern Europe and the CIS
After the GBF session, a brief visit was undertaken to the Prut river floodplain, forming the border with Romania, north of the town of Leova.
Participants of the Ramsar visit from the Ministry of Ecology, Construction and Territorial Development and the National Ramsar Committee overlooking the Prut river floodplain.
View of a rural settlement at the edge of the Prut floodplain.
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 Prut River - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Prut River
River in eastern Europe; length 900 km/565 mi.
The Prut rises in the Carpathian Mountains in southwestern Ukraine, and flows south to meet the Danube at Reni.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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The quality of water in small rivers is mainly determined by human factors, such as: (1) pollution ants wash-off and by surface run-offs (non-point pollution), (2) waste waters (organized and spontaneous point sources)pollution), (3) evaporation and infiltration from the water reservoirs (, which areboth natural process are significantly modified as a result of economic activity).
The small rivers in the Prut river basin, especially in the northern part of the country, have better quality, have more natural discharge capacity, but moderately deteriorated in the downstream stretches.
At this moment, the ecological status of both rivers is not clear enough, but potentially it is degrading due to inadequate regulation of hydrological regime without enough consideration of ecological requirements, insufficient environment protection actions on the catchment area and on-going pollutioncontamination from the point pollution sources.
www.un.md /com_con_prg_pr/docs/FILE12.doc   (10110 words)

The surface water of the Prut is used for drinking water both on the Romanian and on the Moldavian side of the river.
The objective of the Prut Alarm Model is to provide an easy and rapid assessment of the effect of accidental spills in the Prut river basin.
The Prut river basin is divided in two parts by the reservoir of Stanca-Costesti.
www.riza.nl /publicaties/riza_rapporten/rr_2001_041.html   (566 words)

 Ukraine Info | Travel | Places   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Chernivtsi region is situated in the northwest of Ukraine on the foothills of the Carpathians along the Dniester and Prut rivers.
The regional center is the city of Chernivtsi, which covers the territory of about 15,300 hectares on both banks of the Prut river and has the population of 258,200 people.
The river system of the region is formed with the Dniester, Prut, Siret and Cheremosh rivers.
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 Moldova - GEOGRAPHY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The lower reaches of the Prut River and the southern river valleys are saline marshes.
Moldova's main river, the Nistru, is navigable throughout almost the entire country, and in warmer winters it does not freeze over.
The Prut River is a tributary of the Danube River, which it joins at the far southwestern tip of the country.
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 Moldova - Europe
At its largest extent, in the Middle Ages, the principality stretched from the Dniester River in the east almost to the Carpathian Mountains in the west.
Much of the eastern half of Moldavia, between the Prut and Dniester rivers, was traditionally known as Bessarabia (Bessarabiya).
Moldavian territory was divided in 1812, when the Ottoman Empire took control of all of the land west of the Prut River and Russia took control of the rest.
www.countriesquest.com /europe/moldova.htm   (385 words)

Pituresque Moldova holds over 12,500km² of the Danube River Basin, including 8,300km² of the Prut River Sub-Basin, 3300km² of the Yalpugh River Sub-Basin and 900km² of the Cahul River Sub-Basin.
Around 90% of the river banks are dammed – at an average height of two metres.
The average volume of discharged waters to the country’s rivers is 9,220 million m³ per year.
www.icpdr.org /icpdr-pages/moldova.htm   (635 words)

 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bessarabia (Basarabia in Romanian, Бесарабія in Ukrainian, Бессарабия in Russian, Бесарабия in Bulgarian, Besarabya in Turkish) is a historical term for the geographic entity in Eastern Europe bounded by the Dniester River on the East and the Prut River on the West.
It was bounded by the Dniester river to the north and east, the Prut to the west and the lower Danube river and the Black Sea to the south.
In the chaos brought by the Russian revolution of October 1917, a National Council (Sfatul Ţării) was established in Bessarabia, with 120 members elected from Bessarabia and 10 elected from Transnistria (the left bank of the Dniester River, inhabited by ethnic Moldavians/Romanians).
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The Danube River forms much of the country's southern and southwestern borders with Bulgaria and Serbia, and the Prut River divides Romania from its northeastern neighbor Moldova.
Western Romania is dominated by the Tisza Plain, which borders both Hungary and Serbia; the section of the plain that borders Serbia is generally known as the region of Banat, while the section that borders Hungary is commonly referred to as Crisana-Maramures.
To the east of central Romania, stretching from the Carpathians to the Prut River along the Moldovan border, lies the region of Moldavia.
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 AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Where the Prut River becomes the border between Romania and Moldova, its average annual flow is estimated at 2.9 km
Between 1918 and 1940, when the part of Moldova to the west of the Dnestr River was part of Romania, the first tanks were constructed in the Prut basin.
An international programme exists for the protection of the Danube, especially its delta, and the Prut River is part of this programme.
www.fao.org /ag/agl/aglw/aquastat/countries/moldova_rep/index.stm   (2088 words)

 Ivano-Frankivs'k - Ukrainian cities
Rohatyn is a district town on the Hnyla Lypa River.
Sniatyn is a district town on the Prut River.
Tlumach is a district town on the Tlumachyk River.
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The rivers are first descents, chosen by few pictures of lucky travelers who survived the Alps.
Small groups of ww infected Hungarians paddle the rivers of Slovenia, Slovakia, Austria, Romania, Croatia and Ukraina.
I'm a skinny IT worker without too much time but somehow I became a solid Grade3-4 paddler on the Hungarian Pusta (Pusta is not a river but the ugly lowland in the middle of the country, sorry:-).
www.whitewater.hu /frisse.htm   (677 words)

 Travel company 'Navkolo Svitu' / Ivano-Frankivsk region
You can as well roam along the bank of the mountain river with transparent water, admiring the surrounding sceneries or plunge into the marvelous Carpathian forest enjoying its silence and tranquility and the generous gifts of the nature, or start on a trip about the mountainous places greeting the sunny polonynas and green mountain peaks.
The waterfall Probiy is located in the Yaremche canyon on the river Prut (near the town of Yaremche).
The river Prut, which flows out from underneath Hoverla mountain at the height of 1600 meters above sea level, being a hydrological phenomenon, flows in the cascade of silver waterfalls through Yaremche.
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 Moldova - Early History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the second half of the fifteenth century, all of southeastern Europe came under increasing pressure from the Ottoman Empire, and despite significant military victories by Stephen the Great (Stefan cel Mare, 1457-1504), Moldova succumbed to Ottoman power in 1512 and was a tributary state of the empire for the next 300 years.
Moldovan territory west of the Prut River was united with Walachia.
And in the same year, Alexandru Ioan Cuza was elected prince of Walachia and the part of Moldova that lay west of the Prut River, laying the foundations of modern Romania.
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 Transport - Moldova
The most important ports are: Ungheni (407 km from the Prut's estuary), Bender (228 km from the Dniester's estuary) and Ribnitsa (434 km from the Dniester's estuary).
For vessels with a total loading capacity of 249 tons, the navigable section on the river Prut is 556 km and on the Dniester is 324 km.
The navigable section with guaranteed depth is 40 km on the river Prut and 324 on the Dniester.
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 Moldovan History
Temporarily, the land between the Prut and Nistru Rivers fell under control of the Bulgarian Empire, the Magyars, the Pechenegs, and the Golden Horde (Mongols).
Originally called Bogdania, the principality stretched from the Carpathian Mountains to the Nistru River and was later renamed Moldova, after the Moldova River in Romania.
In the same year, Alexandru Cuza was elected prince of Wallachia and the part of Moldova that lay west of the Prut River, laying the foundations of modern Romania.
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 CSIMD: Moldova
The part of Moldova east of the Nistru river, Transnistria - which is more heavily industrialized and is populated by a larger proportion of ethnic Russians and Ukrainians - claimed independence in 1992, fearing Moldovan unification with Romania.
In the north-east, the Nistru is the main river, flowing through the country from north to south.
Staring with the XIVth century, it was an integral part of Moldovan Principality, situated between oriental Carpathian Mountains and Dniestr River, bordered at North by Hotin and by Lower Danube and Black Sea at South.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Moldovia
It was situated between the Carpathian Mountains and the Dniester River, the Prut river flows aproximately through its middle from North to South.
The south-eastern part is named Bugeac and is part of Ukraine.
The names "Moldavia" and "Moldova" are derived from the name of the Moldova river, however the etymology is not known and there are several variants:
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 Evenimentul.ro › news.evenimentul › Romanian-Moldavian Project for purifying the Prut river.
The county council and the regional Council of Falesti, Republic of Moldova, will receive European financing for purifying the Prut river.
The county council and the regional Council of Fãleºti, Republic of Moldova, will receive European financing for purifying the Prut river.
The project will be financed by the European Commission through the Romania- Republic of Moldavia Vicinity PHARE 2004 program and has a total budget of 287.027 euro, of which 12,89 per cent represents the co-financing form the Botoºani County Council.
www.evenimentul.ro /rss_article/romanian-moldavian-project-for-purifying-the-prut-river-.html   (132 words)

 History of conflict
The territory between rivers Nistru and Prut (Bessarabia, or in Romanian – Basarabia, currently roughly the territory of the Republic of Moldova) has historically been a part of a larger Moldova – a Moldova that encompassed a large territory in the east of what is nowadays Romania.
This territory, to the west of Prut river (present-day Romanian region called Moldova) along with the territory to the east of Prut (historical Bessarabia or current Republic of Moldova) formed the Moldova that was part of the Romanian motherland.
In 1859, the principality of Wallachia and the part of Moldovan principality west of Prut River were united to from the current Romania.
www.mtholyoke.edu /~vteterce/historyofconflict.html   (715 words)

 Ukrainian-Polish Tourist Portal
Stryi, Opir, Svicha, Mizunka, Limnytsia, the cleanest in Europe river, Bystrytsia Solotvynska and Bystrytsia Nadvirnianska are the main tributaries of the Dniestr River.
The river flows through the territory of Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivsti regions.
It gathers the waters of Uzh, Latorytsia, Borzhava, Rika, Tereblia, Teresva rivers.
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 Tuesday 24th June 1997 -- Day 7
The Moldova of the present is a small country nestling nervously between two large countries, Ukraine to the east with the river Dniester forming an approximate natural border and Rumania to the west with the river Prut forming a border.
The western half from the Carpathians to the river Prut became Rumanian territory and then the region became part of the Ottoman Empire.
The remaining area between the rivers Prut and Dniester, once known as Bessarabia, became the Republic of Moldova in 1812, From 1918 Moldova was a part of Rumania and in 1940 Moldova was part of the Soviet Union.
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