Kuzgun Dam

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Kuzgun Dam
Kuzgun Dam is located in Turkey
Kuzgun Dam
Location of Kuzgun Dam in Turkey
Official name Kuzgun Baraji
Country Turkey
Coordinates 40°11′09″N 41°03′51″E / 40.18583°N 41.06417°E / 40.18583; 41.06417Coordinates: 40°11′09″N 41°03′51″E / 40.18583°N 41.06417°E / 40.18583; 41.06417
Status Operational
Construction began 1985
Opening date 1996
Owner(s) Turkish State Hydraulic Works
Dam and spillways
Impounds Serçeme River
Height 110 m (361 ft)
Dam volume 3,627,000 m3 (4,743,937 cu yd)
Total capacity 312,000,000 m3 (252,943 acre·ft)
Surface area 11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Power station
Installed capacity 23 MW
Annual generation 36 GWh

The Kuzgun Dam is an embankment dam on the Serçeme River in Erzurum Province, Turkey. Constructed between 1985 and 1996, the development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works. The dam has a 23 MW power station and provides water for the irrigation of 22,276 hectares (55,050 acres)

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