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The Samur Basin is part of / comprises: · Asia & Pacific · Balkans · Europe & CIS · Western Asia ·
Countries sharing the Samur Basin: · Azerbaijan · Russia ·
Facts & Figures edit
Catchment AreaA 6,800 km3
Neighbouring BasinsA Kura-Araks, Sulak
PopulationA 166,000
Population DensityA 24 /km2
DischargeA 1 km3/yr
Surface Area m3
Average Depth m
Water Volume m2
Water Stress 5300 m3/person/year
Average Precipitation mm/yr
Evaporation mm/yr
Runoff 380 mm/yr
Land Use
Irrigated Area 828 km2
Irrigable Area 2930 km2
No. of DamsA 0
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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Water Basin Profile: Physical and Hydrological Characteristics

Water Basin Profile: Socio-Economic and Environmental Issues

Water Basin Profile: Transboundary Political and Institutional Setting

Major Challenges and perspectives for cooperation

An intergovernmental agreement on joint use and protection of transboundary Samur River was negotiated in the period 2000–2004. However, the negotiations did not result in the signing of an agreement.

Water Basin Profile: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for the Future


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