Strypa River

Image - The Strypa River flowing through Buchach. Image - The Strypa River in Koziv raion, Ternopil oblast.

Strypa River [Стрипа]. (Map: Strypa River.) A left-bank tributary of the Dnister River that flows southward for 147 km through Ternopil oblast and drains a basin area of 1,610 sq km. The river is generally approximately 30 m wide and has a sharply defined valley. Its waters are used for industry and agriculture. A small water reservoir has been built on it. The major centers located along the river include Zboriv and Buchach.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]

Image - The Strypa River near Zhnyborody, Ternopil oblast.

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