Slapy Reservoir

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Slapy Reservoir
Slapská přehrada, zdola.jpg
Primary inflowsVltava River
Primary outflowsVltava River
Catchment area12.956 km2 (5.002 sq mi)
Basin countriesCzech Republic
Max. length43 km (27 mi)
Surface area11.626 km2 (4.489 sq mi)
Average depth58 km2 (22 sq mi)
Water volume2,693×10^6 m3 (2,183,000 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation271 m (889 ft)

Slapy Reservoir (Czech: Vodní nádrž Slapy) is dam on the Vltava river in the Czech Republic, near to village Slapy. By area 11.626 square kilometres (4.489 sq mi), it is the sixth biggest dam in the country. It was built as part of Vltava cascade between years 1949 and 1955.[1] It has a hydroeletrics power station included. It is located approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) from capital city Prague, so it is used for recreation too.[2]


  1. ^ "Slapy dam". InfoGlobe. 2017.
  2. ^ "Slapy Water Reservoir". Czech Tourism.

Coordinates: 49°49′24.9″N 14°26′3.78″E / 49.823583°N 14.4343833°E / 49.823583; 14.4343833