Location of Palandöken Dam in Turkey
|Official name||Palandöken Baraji|
|Owner(s)||Turkish State Hydraulic Works|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Embankment, rock-fill with clay-core|
|Height||49 m (161 ft)|
|Dam volume||500,000 m3 (653,975 cu yd)|
|Total capacity||228,000,000 m3 (184,843 acre·ft)|
|Surface area||50 km2 (19 sq mi)|
Palandöken Dam is a rock-fill embankment dam on the Lezgi River near Çat in Erzurum Province, Turkey. Constructed between 1985 and 1988, the development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works. The purpose of the dam is irrigation and it provides water for up to 11,678 ha (28,857 acres) of land.
- "Palandoken Dam". State Hydraulic Works. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
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