Lake Buyo

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Lake Buyo
Location Buyo, Cote d'Ivoire
Coordinates 6°18′N 7°06′W / 6.3°N 7.1°W / 6.3; -7.1Coordinates: 6°18′N 7°06′W / 6.3°N 7.1°W / 6.3; -7.1
Basin countries Cote d'Ivoire
Map of the Ivory Coast showing Lake Buyo in the west of the country

Lake Buyo (French: Lac de Buyo) is an artificial lake in western Côte d'Ivoire on the Sassandra River. It was formed by the construction of the Buyo Dam at Buyo in 1980.[1]

The water quality of the lake has suffered from disposal of untreated effluents and overuse of fertilizers in the surrounding areas.[2]

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