Borçka Dam

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Borçka Dam
Borçka dam, view from the road. Province of Arrtvin, Turkey.JPG
Borçka Dam is located in Turkey
Borçka Dam
Location of Borçka Dam
Official name Borçka Barajı
Location Borçka, Artvin Province, Turkey
Coordinates 41°20′59″N 41°41′16″E / 41.34972°N 41.68778°E / 41.34972; 41.68778Coordinates: 41°20′59″N 41°41′16″E / 41.34972°N 41.68778°E / 41.34972; 41.68778
Construction began 1999
Opening date 2006
Dam and spillways
Impounds Çoruh River
Height 86 m (282 ft)
Total capacity 419 hm3 (340,000 acre·ft)
Surface area 11 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 300 MW
Annual generation 1,039 GWh

Borçka Dam (Turkish: Borçka Barajı) is a dam on the Çoruh River 1.5 km (0.93 mi) south east of Borçka in Artvin Province, Turkey. It was built between 1999 and 2006.[1]

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  1. ^ "Borçka Barajı" (in Turkish). Devlet Su İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü. Retrieved 2010-12-17.