Manwan Dam

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Manwan Dam
Official name 漫灣大壩
Location Mekong, China
Coordinates 24°37′20″N 100°26′56″E / 24.62222°N 100.44889°E / 24.62222; 100.44889Coordinates: 24°37′20″N 100°26′56″E / 24.62222°N 100.44889°E / 24.62222; 100.44889
Construction began 1986
Opening date 1995
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity
Impounds Mekong River
Height 132 m (433 ft)
Total capacity 920,000,000 m3 (745,856 acre·ft)
Power station
Installed capacity 1,750 MW

The Manwan Dam (simplified Chinese: 漫湾大坝; traditional Chinese: 漫灣大壩; pinyin: Mànwān Dàbà) is a large hydroelectric dam in China. It is built on the Mekong (Lancang) River with a capacity of 1,750 MW.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Dam begins power generation
  2. ^ "Manwan Hydropower Station" (in Chinese). Hudong. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 

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