Black Volta

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Black Volta
River
Countries Ghana, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Mouth Volta River
 - location Lake Volta
 - coordinates 8°41′00″N 1°33′00″W / 8.68333°N 1.55000°W / 8.68333; -1.55000Coordinates: 8°41′00″N 1°33′00″W / 8.68333°N 1.55000°W / 8.68333; -1.55000
Length 1,352 km (840 mi)
Basin 147,000 km2 (56,757 sq mi)
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Black Volta shown in black

Black Volta is a river that flows through Burkina Faso flowing about 1,352 km (840 mi) to the White Volta in Dagbon.[1] The Black Volta forms part of the border between Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso. Within Ghana, it forms the border between Northern and Brong-Ahafo Regions.[1] The Bui Dam is built on the river in Ghana.[1]

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