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The Zambezi Basin is part of / comprises: · Africa · Eastern Africa · Middle Africa · Southern Africa ·
Countries sharing the Zambezi Basin: · Angola · Botswana · Congo · Malawi · Mozambique · Namibia · Tanzania · Zambia · Zimbabwe ·
Facts & Figures edit
Catchment AreaA 1,332,412 km3
Neighbouring BasinsA Buzi, Congo-Zaire, Limpopo, Okavango, Pungwe, Ruvuma, Sabi
PopulationA 28,800,000
Population DensityA 21 /km2
DischargeA 330 km3/yr
Surface Area m3
Average Depth m
Water Volume m2
Water Stress 11300 m3/person/year
Average Precipitation mm/yr
Evaporation mm/yr
Runoff 108000 mm/yr
Land Use
Irrigated Area 1430 km2
Irrigable Area 1530000 km2
No. of DamsA 35
Dam Density 1.2 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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Water Basin Profile: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for the Future


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