Agstafachay reservoir

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Agstafachay reservoir
Location Agstafa Rayon, Qazakh Rayon, Azerbaijan
Coordinates 41°02′31″N 45°15′22″E / 41.04194°N 45.25611°E / 41.04194; 45.25611Coordinates: 41°02′31″N 45°15′22″E / 41.04194°N 45.25611°E / 41.04194; 45.25611
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Aghstafa River
Primary outflows Aghstafa River
Basin countries Azerbaijan
Surface area 6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Water volume 120 million m3

The Agstafachay reservoir (Azerbaijani: Ağstafaçay su anbarı) is a large reservoir in the Agstafa Rayon of northwestern Azerbaijan.[1]

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The Agstafachay reservoir was built on Agstafa River in 1969 near the village of Cəfərli of Qazakh Rayon.[2][3] The area of the Agstafa reservoir is 6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi).[4][5] The overall volume of the reservoir is 120 million m3. The height of the hydroelectric power station built on the reservoir is 52 m (171 ft). The reservoir provides irrigation water to 135 ha (330 acres) of land in Agstafa, Qazakh, Shamkir, Tovuz raions.[6]

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