Kesikköprü Dam

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Kesikköprü Dam
Location Turkey
Coordinates 39°23′43″N 33°25′16″E / 39.3953°N 33.421°E / 39.3953; 33.421Coordinates: 39°23′43″N 33°25′16″E / 39.3953°N 33.421°E / 39.3953; 33.421
Dam and spillways
Impounds Kızılırmak River
Height 49 m
Power station
Installed capacity 76 MW

Kesikköprü Dam is a 49-metre-tall earthen embankment dam on the Kızılırmak River near Ankara, Turkey. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works. Construction on the dam began in 1959 and was finished in 1966. The dam irrigates an area of 6,600 hectares and has a maximum hydroelectricity production of 76 MW.

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