Mbeya River

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The Mbeya (also Mbé, Mbei) is a river of Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. It is a tributary of the Komo River. The watershed covers 6,940 square kilometres (2,680 sq mi), 93% of which is in Gabon (including parts of Crystal Mountains National Park) and the remainder in Equatorial Guinea.[1] The Gabonese power and water utility SEEG, a subsidiary of Veolia, operates two hydroelectric dams on the river at Kinguélé (58 MW) and Tchimbélé (69 MW).[2]


  1. ^ "AFRICA". International River Basin Register. College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University. July 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2017. 
  2. ^ Connolly, Christina (August 2009). "Challenges to Establishing Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Gabon: A Case Study of the Mbé River Basin" (PDF). Wildlife Conservation Society. Retrieved 10 October 2017. 

Coordinates: 0°19′37″N 10°12′29″E / 0.327°N 10.208°E / 0.327; 10.208