Question: The Largest Dam of Pakistan Is?
- Mangla Dam
- Warsak Dam
- Mirani Dam
- Tarbela Dam
Answer: Tarbela Dam
Tarbela Dam is the Largest Dam of Pakistan
A total number of dams and reservoirs in Pakistan over the height of 15 m are around. 150. Tarbela Dam is the largest earth filled dam in the world. It is also the second largest by the structural volume. Tarbela Dam is all known as the earth-fill dam on the Indus River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. It is mentioned to be the largest earth-filled dam in the world. It is also the largest by structural volume. Therefore, this dam has been named after the town Tarbela in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This town is about 50 kilometers (31 mi) northwest of Islamabad, near Swabi District. The dam is around 485 feet high above the riverbed. However, it is forming with the Tarbela Reservoir as with a surface area that is approximately 250 square kilometers. In the year 1976, the dam was completed.
It was designed for the purpose of water storage from the Indus River for irrigation, as well as flood control, and the generation of hydroelectric power. However, its primary use is all concerned with the electricity generation. Hence, the installed capacity of the dam was 3,478 MW Tarbela hydroelectric power stations that will increase to 6,298 MW. Do you Gomal Zam Dam is located on which River?