Adıgüzel Dam

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Adıgüzel Dam
Adıgüzel Dam is located in Turkey
Adıgüzel Dam
Location of Adıgüzel Dam in Turkey
Official name Adıgüzel Baraji
Country Turkey
Coordinates 38°09′30″N 29°12′20″E / 38.15833°N 29.20556°E / 38.15833; 29.20556Coordinates: 38°09′30″N 29°12′20″E / 38.15833°N 29.20556°E / 38.15833; 29.20556
Status Operational
Construction began 1976
Opening date 1989
Dam and spillways
Impounds Büyük Menderes River
Height 144 m (472 ft)
Dam volume 7,125,000 m3 (9,319,148 cu yd)
Total capacity 1,076,000,000 m3 (872,327 acre·ft)
Surface area 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Power Station
Turbines 2 x 31 MW Francis-type[1]
Installed capacity 62 MW
Annual generation 280 GWh

Adıgüzel Dam is an embankment dam on the Büyük Menderes River in Denizli Province, Turkey, built between 1976 and 1989. The dam creates a lake which is 25.9 km ² and irrigates 94,825 hectares.

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  1. ^ "Adiguzel Power Plant, Turkey". CEE. Retrieved 25 November 2011. [permanent dead link]