Lake Turkana

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The Lake Turkana Basin is part of / comprises: · Africa · Arab States · Eastern Africa · Northern Africa ·
Countries sharing the Lake Turkana Basin: · Ethiopia · Kenya · Sudan · Uganda ·
Facts & Figures edit
Catchment AreaA 209,096 km3
Recipient
Neighbouring BasinsA Awash, Juba-Shibeli, Lake Natron, Lotagipi Swamp, Nile
PopulationA 15,200,000
Population DensityA 73 /km2
DischargeA 50 km3/yr
Surface Area m3
Average Depth m
Water Volume m2
Water Stress 3400 m3/person/year
Average Precipitation mm/yr
Evaporation mm/yr
Runoff 16700 mm/yr
Land Use
Irrigated Area 815 km2
Irrigable Area 112000 km2
No. of DamsA 1
Dam Density 0.1 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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