Derbent Dam

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Derbent Dam
Derbent Dam is located in Turkey
Derbent Dam
Location of Derbent Dam
Location Turkey
Coordinates 41°27′40″N 35°50′30″E / 41.46111°N 35.84167°E / 41.46111; 35.84167Coordinates: 41°27′40″N 35°50′30″E / 41.46111°N 35.84167°E / 41.46111; 35.84167
Construction began 1984
Opening date 1990
Dam and spillways
Impounds Kızılırmak River
Height 33 m (108 ft)
Reservoir
Total capacity 213,000,000 m3 (172,682 acre·ft)
Surface area 16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 58 MW
Annual generation 257 GWh

Derbent Dam is a gravity/embankment dam on the Kızılırmak River in Samsun Province, Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

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