|Official name||Karkamış Baraji|
|Owner(s)||State Hydraulic Works|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Embankment, concrete section|
|Height||21.2 m (70 ft)|
|Volume||210,000 m3 (7,400,000 cu ft)|
|Capacity||157,000 m3 (5,500,000 cu ft)|
|Surface area||28.4 km2 (11.0 sq mi)|
|Maximum capacity||189 MW|
Karkamış Dam is one of the 21 dams of the Southeastern Anatolia Project of Turkey. It is on the Euphrates River. The foundation of the dam was laid in 1996, and is 4.5 kilometers from the Syria border. The hydroelectric power plant has a total installed power capacity of 189 MW.
- State Hydraulic Works (DSİ), Turkey. "General information on Karkamış Dam, Turkey". Retrieved 2009-03-04.
- www.un.org.tr/undp/Gap.htm - United Nations Southeast Anatolia Sustainable Human Development Program (GAP)
- www.gapturkiye.gen.tr/english/current.html Current status of GAP as of June 2000
- www.ecgd.gov.uk Data sheet
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