TIRGU OCNA (Rumanian also Targul Ocna), a town of Rumania, on the left bank of the river Trotosh, an affluent of the Sereth, and on a branch railway which crosses the Ghimesh Pass into Transylvania.
Lumber rafts are floated down the Bistritza to the Sereth, and so on to Galatz.
FALTICHENI (Faltirenf), the capital of the department of Suceava, Rumania, situated on a small right-hand tributary of the Sereth, among the hills of north-west Moldavia, and 2 m.
In the Turkish War of 1877 he seized the bridge over the Sereth at Barborchi in April, and in June crossed the Danube with the 8th corps.
The principal rivers are the Pruth, and the Sereth with its affluents the Suczawa, the Moldava and the Bistritza.
Other towns are Radautz (14,343), Suczawa (10,946),Kuczurmare (9417),Kimpolung (8024) and Sereth (7610).
The Sereth (Siretu or Seretuu) flows for about 340 m.
The Pruth and Sereth are navigable for a short distance by small sailing craft; the conservancy of the Danube (q.v.) is controlled by a European commission, which sits at Galatz.
They consist of the Sereth Line, an entrenchment extending over a front of 45 m.
It in circa cluded the Carpathian region of Bukovina, literally the beechwood, " where lay Sereth and Suciava (Suczawa), the earliest residences of the voivodes, the maritime district of Budzak (the later Bessarabia), with Kilia, Byelgorod and the left bank of the lower Danube from Galatz to the Sulina mouth.
Austria and Russia alike resented the decision to fortify Bucharest with and the Sereth line, adopted by the Rumanian govern which prohibited foreigners from holding lands.