Lake Chad

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The Lake Chad Basin is part of / comprises: · Africa · Arab States · Middle Africa · Middle East · Northern Africa · Western Africa ·
Countries sharing the Lake Chad Basin: · Algeria · Cameroon · Central African Republic · Chad · Libya · Niger · Nigeria · Sudan ·
Facts & Figures edit
Catchment AreaA 2,497,738 km3
Recipient
Neighbouring BasinsA Congo-Zaire, Niger Basin, Nile, Sanaga
PopulationA 37,300,000
Population DensityA 16 /km2
DischargeA 100 km3/yr
Surface Area m3
Average Depth m
Water Volume m2
Water Stress 1800 m3/person/year
Average Precipitation mm/yr
Evaporation mm/yr
Runoff 34300 mm/yr
Land Use
Irrigated Area 1130 km2
Irrigable Area 1600000 km2
No. of DamsA 1
Dam Density 0 dams/km2
Total Water Withdrawals km3
  For Agricultural Use
  For Domestic Use
  For Industrial Use
Renewable Water Available (m3/yr/pers)
References & Remarks
A Transboundary Freshwater Spatial Database, Oregon University

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