Topçam Dam (Aydın)

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Topçam Dam (Aydın)
Location Turkey
Coordinates 37°41′23″N28°00′27″E / 37.6898°N 28.0076°E / 37.6898; 28.0076 Coordinates: 37°41′23″N28°00′27″E / 37.6898°N 28.0076°E / 37.6898; 28.0076

Topçam Dam (Aydın) is a dam in Aydın Province, Turkey, built between 1977 and 1984. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

Aydın Province Province of Turkey in Aegean

Aydın Province is a province of southwestern Turkey, located in the Aegean Region. The provincial capital is the city of Aydın which has a population of approx. 150,000 (2000). Other towns in the province include the summer seaside resorts of Didim and Kuşadası.

Turkey Republic in Western Asia

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. East Thrace, located in Europe, is separated from Anatolia by the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorous strait and the Dardanelles. Turkey is bordered by Greece and Bulgaria to its northwest; Georgia to its northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. Ankara is its capital but Istanbul is the country's largest city. Approximately 70 to 80 per cent of the country's citizens identify as Turkish. Kurds are the largest minority; the size of the Kurdish population is a subject of dispute with estimates placing the figure at anywhere from 12 to 25 per cent of the population.

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