Category:Dams in Syria

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There are 141 dams in Syria with a total storage capacity of 15.8 km3. The largest dam is the Tabqa Dam on the Euphrates. It forms the Lake Assad with a maximum storage capacity of 11.7 km3. Medium-sized dams include the Al-Rastan (0.2 km3), the Mouhardeh (0.05 km3) and the Taldo (0.02 km3). There are some twenty dams classified as small, the largest of which is the Dara'a, with a storage capacity of 0.02 km3. The majority of these dams are located near Homs and Hama.

Apart from Lake Assad, there are five lakes in Syria, the largest being lake Jabboul near Aleppo with a surface area of about 239 km2. Lake Qattineh near Homs is the main perennial lake in Syria.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2007-07-20). "FAO_Syria". FAO.


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