Lake Hawassa Location



Country:  Ethiopia 

Region:Southern Nations Nationalities and People Regional State (SNNPR) ;

 North of Sidama, south of Oromia areas, and west of Hawassa city.)


Latitude:7° 5' 0" (7.0833)


Longitude:38° 26' 0" (38.4333)


Description:The volume of Lake Hawassa is approximately 1,300 km3. The lake has a maximum depth of 22m and a mean depth of 11m. The residence time of water in the lake is 1.25 years. The catchment area is 1,300 m2.


Nearby Areas:Tobor Mountain, Resorts, Hawassa City, Churches, ‘Tikur Wuha’ River, Alamura Mountain, Millennium Park,


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