Wednesday, December 19, 2007
This article is about the Romanian river Jiu. Jiu is also the Chinese word for alcoholic beverages, see: Chinese alcoholic beverage.
The Jiu (Latin: Rabon; Hungarian: Zsil) is a river of southern Romania. It is formed near Petroşani by the junction of two branches: the Jiul de Vest and Jiul de Est.
It flows southward through the Romanian counties Hunedoara, Gorj and Dolj before flowing into the Danube a few kilometers upstream from the Bulgarian city of Oryahovo, 331 kilometers from its sources. It has a basin of 10,070 km².
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