Armenia Dam

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Armenia Dam
Official nameArmenia Dam
CountrySouth Africa
LocationHobhouse, Free State
Coordinates29°22′15″S 27°8′1″E / 29.37083°S 27.13361°E / -29.37083; 27.13361Coordinates: 29°22′15″S 27°8′1″E / 29.37083°S 27.13361°E / -29.37083; 27.13361
PurposeIrrigation
Opening date1954
Owner(s)Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarth fill dam
ImpoundsLeeu River
Height22 m (72 ft)
Length110 m (360 ft)
Reservoir
CreatesArmenia Dam Reservoir
Total capacity13,000 m3 (460,000 cu ft)
Surface area393 ha (970 acres)

Armenia Dam is a dam in the Leeu River, near Hobhouse, Free State province, South Africa. It was established in 1954. It has a capacity of 13,000 cubic metres (460,000 cu ft), and a surface area of 3.933 square kilometres (1.519 sq mi), the wall is 22 metres (72 ft) high.

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