Location of Altınkaya Dam in Turkey
|Official name||Altınkaya Dam|
|Operator(s)||State Hydraulic Works (DSİ)|
|Dam and spillways|
|Height||195 m (640 ft)|
|Length||634 m (2,080 ft)|
|Creates||Lake Altınkaya Dam|
The Altınkaya Dam is a rock-fill dam for irrigation and hydro power purposes, located on the River Kızılırmak, 23 km south of Bafra and 35 km west of Samsun in northern Turkey. It feeds Lake of Derbent.
Having a dam volume of 15,920,000 m³, Altınkaya Dam was completed in 1988. It has a storage volume of 5,763 billion m³ in a reservoir area at normal water surface elevation of 118.31 km².
- Devlet Su İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü (in Turkish)
- State Hydraulic Works (DSİ), Turkey. "General information on Altınkaya Dam, Turkey". Retrieved 2009-03-04.
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