Dnieper Reservoir

Dnieper Reservoir
Dnieper Reservoir
Location Zaporizhzhia (to the south), Dnipropetrovsk (to the north), Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblasts
Coordinates 48°08′09″N 35°07′43″E / 48.13583°N 35.12861°E / 48.13583; 35.12861Coordinates: 48°08′09″N 35°07′43″E / 48.13583°N 35.12861°E / 48.13583; 35.12861
Lake type Hydroelectric reservoir
Primary inflows Dnieper River
Primary outflows Dnieper River
Basin countries Ukraine
Max. length 129 km
Average depth 8 m
Max. depth 53 m
Water volume 3.3 km³
Map of the Dnieper Reservoir.

The Dnieper Reservoir (Ukrainian: Дніпровське водосховище, Dniprovs'ke vodoskhovyshche) is a water reservoir on, and named after the Dnieper River in Ukraine. It is located within the Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblasts. It was created in 1932 by the construction of the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station.

The reservoir is 129 km long, has an average width of 3.2 km (7 km at its widest), and has an average depth of 8 meters (53 m at its deepest). The total water volume is 3.3 km³.

The Lenin Lake, stretching for approximately ten kilometres at the mouth of the Samara River, flows into the northern end of the reservoir. The creation of the reservoir inundated the historic Dnieper Rapids.

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