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Volta Basin Facts

Basin Area: 411203 411,203 km²
158,724.358 mi²
Average Discharge: 33748.78533,748.785 m³/s
1,191,827.094 cfs
1,065.01 km³/y
Type:watershed or basin, river or creek

Includes Riparians: Burkina Faso; Benin; Ivory Coast; Ghana; Mali; Togo;
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The Volta Basin is located in Western Africa.

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Riparians Water Features

Located in this basin- Burkina Faso
Located in this basin- Togo
Located in this basin- Ghana
Located in this basin- Benin
Located in this basin- Mali
Located in this basin- Ivory Coast

Other - Burkina Faso
Other - Benin
Other - Ivory Coast
Other - Ghana
Other - Mali
Other - Togo

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Facts about Included Riparians

RiparianPopulation in BasinArea within Basin in sq. kmIrrigated Lands within Basin in sq kmAverage Discharge in cubic m per second
Burkina Faso11.159 million11,159,000 people173,141 km²66,850.114 mi²0 km²0 mi²
Togo1.839 million1,839,000 people25,845 km²9,978.81 mi²0 km²0 mi²1,584.45 m³/s55,954.324 cfs
50 km³/y
Ghana8.286 million8,286,000 people165,106 km²63,747.783 mi²1,700 km²656.374 mi²31,689 m³/s1,119,086.473 cfs
1,000.01 km³/y
Benin0.601 million601,100 people14,996 km²5,789.988 mi²200 km²77.22 mi²316.89 m³/s11,190.865 cfs
10 km³/y
Mali0.622 million621,700 people18,752 km²7,240.188 mi²0 km²0 mi²95.067 m³/s3,357.259 cfs
3 km³/y
Ivory Coast0.288 million287,700 people13,363 km²5,159.483 mi²0 km²0 mi²63.378 m³/s2,238.173 cfs
2 km³/y
  1. ^ Oregon State University.Transboundary Freshwater Spatial Database Entry for "Volta Basin" Accessed August 15 2014 online:http://ocid.nacse.org/tfdd/map/result.php?bcode=VOLT
Facts about "Volta Basin"RDF feed
Average Discharge33,748.785 m³/s (1,191,827.094 cfs, 1,065.01 km³/y) +
Basin Area411,203 km² (158,724.358 mi²) +
Located in RegionWestern Africa +
RiparianBurkina Faso +, Benin +, Ivory Coast +, Ghana +, Mali + and Togo +
Water Feature TypeWatershed or basin + and River or creek +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki.Volta Basin +, Volta Basin +, Volta Basin +, Volta Basin +, Volta Basin + and Volta Basin +