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The Okavango Basin is part of / comprises: · Africa · Middle Africa · Southern Africa ·
Countries sharing the Okavango Basin: · Angola · Botswana · Namibia · Zimbabwe ·
Facts & Figures edit
Catchment AreaA 721,258 km3
Neighbouring BasinsA Cuvelia-Etosha, Kunene, Limpopo, Orange, Zambezi
PopulationA 973,000
Population DensityA 1 /km2
DischargeA 30 km3/yr
Surface Area m3
Average Depth m
Water Volume m2
Water Stress 30700 m3/person/year
Average Precipitation mm/yr
Evaporation mm/yr
Runoff 10000 mm/yr
Land Use
Irrigated Area km2
Irrigable Area 932000 km2
No. of DamsA 1
Dam Density 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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