Grande Dixence Dam is a gravity dam located in Hérémence, Switzerland (Europe). It was completed in 1961 (61 years old).
Grande Dixence Dam is the tallest gravity dam in the world. The gravity dam stands at a height of 285 meters and impounds up to 0.40 billion m3 of water. Grande Dixence Dam has a structural volume of 6 million m3 and an installed capacity of 2,069MW.