Tarbela Dam is a 46-year-old embankment dam (completed in 1976). It is located in Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan (Asia).
The embankment dam stands at a height of 143 meters and impounds up to 13.70 billion m3 of water. Tarbela Dam has a structural volume of 153 million m3 and an installed capacity of 4,888MW.
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