Demirköprü Dam

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Demirköprü Dam
Location Turkey
Construction began 1954
Opening date 1960
Dam and spillways
Impounds Gediz River
Height 74 m (243 ft)
Dam volume 4,300,000 m3 (5,624,188 cu yd)
Total capacity 1,320,000,000 m3 (1,070,141 acre·ft)
Surface area 48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 69 MW
Annual generation 193 MW

Demirköprü Dam is an embankment dam on the Gediz River in Manisa Province, Turkey. Constructed between 1954 and 1960, the development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works. The dams supports a 69 MW power station and provides water for the irrigation of 99,220 hectares (245,200 acres).

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Coordinates: 38°36′58″N 28°18′39″E / 38.6162°N 28.3109°E / 38.6162; 28.3109