Topçam Dam (Ordu)

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Topçam Dam (Ordu)
Location Turkey
Coordinates 40°36′05″N37°44′19″E / 40.6014°N 37.7385°E / 40.6014; 37.7385 Coordinates: 40°36′05″N37°44′19″E / 40.6014°N 37.7385°E / 40.6014; 37.7385
Construction began 1998
Opening date 2009

Topçam Dam (Ordu) is a dam in Ordu Province, Turkey, built between 1998 and 2009. The development was backed by the Turkish State Hydraulic Works.

Ordu Province Province of Turkey in East Black Sea

Ordu Province is a province of Turkey, located on the Black Sea coast. Its adjacent provinces are Samsun to the northwest, Tokat to the southwest, Sivas to the south, and Giresun to the east. Its license-plate code is 52. The capital of the province is the city of Ordu.

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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