Seret River

Image - The Seret River near Monastyrok, Ternopil oblast. Image - The Seret River flowing through Ternopil oblast.

Seret River. (Map: Seret River.) A left-bank tributary of the Dnister River that winds along the Podolian Upland almost entirely through Ternopil oblast. It is 242 km long and drains a basin area of 3,900 sq km. The cities of Ternopil and Chortkiv and a hydroelectric station are located on the river. Its waters are used in industry and for irrigation.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]

Image - The Seret River flowing through Ternopil oblast.

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