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The Volta Basin is part of / comprises: · Africa · Western Africa ·
Countries sharing the Volta Basin: · Benin · Burkina Faso · Cote d Ivoire · Ghana · Mali · Togo ·
Facts & Figures edit
Catchment AreaA 407,093 km3
Recipient
Neighbouring BasinsA Bia, Komoe, Tano, Mono, Niger Basin, Oueme
PopulationA 20,100,000
Population DensityA 49 /km2
DischargeA 40 km3/yr
Surface Area m3
Average Depth m
Water Volume m2
Water Stress 1900 m3/person/year
Average Precipitation mm/yr
Evaporation mm/yr
Runoff 12800 mm/yr
Land Use
Irrigated Area 386 km2
Irrigable Area 508000 km2
No. of DamsA 3
Dam Density 0.2 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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