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Caucasus is part of / comprises: · Europe & CIS · Western Asia ·
Countries of Caucasus: · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Georgia · Russia · Turkey ·
Water Basins of Caucasus: · Black Sea · Kura-Araks · Lake Sevan · Psou · Sulak · Terek ·










edit Facts & Figures
Area 18,041,823 km2
  Land 17,950,814 km2
  Water 91,009 km2
Population 229,845,810
Population Density 13 /km2
UN Presence
Land Use:
Cultivated Land 1,529,199 km2
  Arable 1,478,914 km2
  Permanent Crops 50,285 km2
Irrigated Land 120,250 km2
Average Annual Rainfall 552 mm
Total Available Renewable Water Resources 4,836 km3
Total Water Withdrawals 138 km3/yr
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Contents


Region Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

The Caucasus is a geopolitical region located between Europe & CIS, Asia & Pacific and Middle East. The Caucasus form a chain of high, alpine mountains separating the Republic of Georgia from that of Russia to the north. Just north of the main chain, several kilometres into Europe and into Russia, lies Europe's highest summit - Mount Elbrus, 5642m.

Region Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Region Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Region Profile: Trends in Transboundary Water Management

Region Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

Recently updated articles on Caucasus
  1. Status and plans of EECCA countries in fulfilling the WSSD target on IWRM-plans by 2005 ‎(2,967 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. IWRM in Central Asia and Caucasus ‎(4,316 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Joint Bodies in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia/Public participation and Financing ‎(3,883 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Joint Bodies in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia/Organization, rules of procedure & decision-making ‎(1,975 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Joint Bodies in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia/Cooperation ‎(2,329 views) . . WikiBot
  6. Joint Bodies in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia/Competence, functions and tasks ‎(2,421 views) . . WikiBot
  7. Joint Bodies in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia ‎(2,329 views) . . WikiBot
  8. Establishment and improvement of Joint Bodies in countries in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia ‎(2,748 views) . . WikiBot
  9. Caucasus/projects ‎(1,099 views) . . WikiBot
  10. Caucasus/publications ‎(1,489 views) . . WikiBot


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Caucasus

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  1. Regional Partnership for Prevention of Transboundary Degradation of the Kura-Aras River ‎(3,541 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Regional Study of Impacts of Climate Change in the South Caucasus ‎(1,992 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Capacity for Water Cooperation Project ‎(3,405 views) . . Katy.norman
  4. USAID - Water Management in the South Caucasus ‎(4,282 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Transboundary Waters Management Experience in Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (TWME-ECCA) ‎(4,507 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Caucasus

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  1. Facing Water Challenges in Istanbul ‎(16,657 views) . . WikiBot


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Caucasus
  1. HDR: 10 Years of Independence and Transition in Armenia 2001 ‎(2,747 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. GWP/publications ‎(3,189 views) . . Juerg.staudenmann
  3. GWP-CACENA 2009 Regional Review on WSS ‎(4,493 views) . . Juerg.staudenmann
  4. Privatization of Social Policy of Water Supply in South Caucasus ‎(2,521 views) . . WikiBot


5 most popular publications on Caucasus
  1. GWP-CACENA 2009 Regional Review on WSS ‎(4,493 views) . . Juerg.staudenmann
  2. GWP/publications ‎(3,189 views) . . Juerg.staudenmann
  3. HDR: 10 Years of Independence and Transition in Armenia 2001 ‎(2,747 views) . . Katy.norman
  4. Privatization of Social Policy of Water Supply in South Caucasus ‎(2,521 views) . . WikiBot


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Who is Who

People working in Caucasus

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Organizations working in Caucasus
  1. CENN - Caucasus Environmental NGO Network ‎(2,450 views) . . WikiBot


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References


See also

External Resources

Project web-site of the USAID South Caucasus Water Program (SCWP)
Recently updated (Sep 06) with a “Maps” page (The dynamic Internet Map Services (IMS) will be available via SCWP web site in early 2007)


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