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Kossou Dam

The selectable images and pictures below show data about Kossou Dam. The Kossou Power Station is a hydroelectric power plant of the Bandama River in Côte d'Ivoire. It has a power generating capacity of 176 MW enough to power over 118,000 homes

The dam created the largest lake in Côte d'Ivoire, Lake Kossou


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Lake Kossou (15.29 km)

Lake Kossou is the largest lake in Côte d'Ivoire. It lies in the center of the country on the Bandama River. It is an artificial lake, created in 1973 by damming the Bandama River at Kossou (the Kossou Dam). Some 85,000 Baoulé people were displaced by the lake.

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Bandama River

The Bandama River is the longest river in Côte d'Ivoire with a length of some 800 kilometers. The south-flowing river is fed by the Marahoué, Solomougou, Kan and Nzi rivers and empties into the Tagba Lagoon and the Gulf of Guinea. The Bandama flows through Lake Kossou, a large artificial lake created in 1973 by the construction of the Kossou Dam at Kossou. Yamoussoukro, the capital of Côte d'Ivoire, is located adjacent from the Bandama River.
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