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Lake Tanganyika


Table 1
Surface Area32000 km2
Volume17800 km3
Maximum Depth1471 m
Mean Depth572 m
Shoreline Length1900 km
Photo of Lake Tanganyika

Photo: S. Yamagishi

Table 2
Latitude6°05' S
Longitude30°10' E
Altitude773 m
CountryBurundi, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Tanzania, Zambia
Table 3
Catchment Area263000 km2
Residence Time 
Freezing PeriodNone 
Mixing Type 
Location of Lake Tanganyika

Location of the Lake