What is the largest dam in Africa?

What are the 5 biggest dams in Africa?

Africa’s biggest dams

  • Grand Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia. …
  • Grand Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia. …
  • The Aswan High Dam, Egypt. …
  • The Cahora Bassa Dam in Mozambique. …
  • Gibe III in Ethiopia. …
  • The Inga dams in DR Congo. …
  • The Inga dams in DR Congo (continued) …
  • The Akosombo Dam in Ghana.

Which is the largest dam?

World’s Tallest Dam

Currently, the tallest dam in the world is Nurek Dam on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan. It is 984 feet (300 meters) tall. Hoover Dam is 726.4 feet (221.3 meters) tall.

What country has the 2 largest dams?

List of largest dams

Rank Name Country
1 Tarbela Dam Pakistan
2 Fort Peck Dam United States
3 Atatürk Dam Turkey
4 Houtribdijk Netherlands

Who is largest dam in India?

Large Dam

# Name State
1 Tehri Dam Uttarakhand
2 Lakhwar Dam Uttarakhand
3 Idukki (Eb)/Idukki Arch Dam Kerala
4 Bhakra Dam Himachal Pradesh
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