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Aswan High Dam Reservoir


Table 1
Surface Area6000 km2
Volume162 km3
Maximum Depth110 m
Mean Depth 
Shoreline Length9000 km
Photo of Aswan High Dam Reservoir

Photo: A. Kurata

Table 2
Latitude22°12' N
Longitude31°41' E
Altitude183 m
CountryEgypt, Sudan
Table 3
Catchment Area2849000 km2
Residence Time 
Freezing PeriodNone 
Mixing TypeMonomictic 
Location of Aswan High Dam Reservoir

Location of the Lake