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List of tallest dams in the world

This is a list of the tallest dams in the world over Script error: No such module "convert". in height. Currently, the tallest dam in the world is the Jinping-I Dam, an arch dam in China at Script error: No such module "convert". high. The tallest embankment dam is the Script error: No such module "convert". high Nurek Dam in Tajikistan which is also the second tallest dam in the world. For gravity dams, the tallest is the Script error: No such module "convert". high Grande Dixence Dam in Switzerland. When completed, the Script error: No such module "convert". tall Rogun Dam also in Tajikistan could be the tallest, depending on the chosen design. Next in line are the Script error: No such module "convert". Bakhtiari Dam currently under construction in Iran and Script error: No such module "convert". Shuangjiangkou Dam currently under construction in China. Natural landslide dams are also quite competitive in height but not listed here. In particular, the highest natural dam, Usoi Dam, is higher than the highest existing man-made one.

Existing

Name Height Type Country River Year
completed
Jinping-I Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Yalong 2013
Nurek Dam Script error: No such module "convert".[1][2][3] Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Tajikistan Vakhsh 1972
Xiaowan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Lancang 2010
Xiluodu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Jinsha Jiang 2013
Grande Dixence Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x16px  Switzerland Dixence 1964
Inguri Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Georgia Inguri 1987
Vajont Dam (disused) Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Italy Vajont 1959
Manuel Moreno Torres (Chicoasén) Dam[4] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Mexico Grijalva 1980
Nuozhadu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px China Lancang River 2012
Tehri Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill Template:Country data India Bhagirathi 2006
Mauvoisin Dam[5] Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Bagnes 1957
Laxiwa Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Huang He 2009
Deriner Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch 23x15px Turkey Çoruh River 2012
Alberto Lleras (Guavio) Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Colombia Guavio River 1989
Mica Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Canada Columbia 1973
Sayano Shushenskaya Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Russia Yenisei River 1978
Ertan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px China Yalong River 1999
La Esmeralda Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Colombia Bata 1976
El Cajón Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch Template:Country data Honduras Humuya River 1985
Shuibuya Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Qingjiang 2008
Chirkey Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Russia Sulak River 1978
Goupitan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch 23x15px China Wu Jiang River 2009
Karun-4 Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity Template:Country data Iran Karun 2010
Oroville Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px United States Feather River 1968
Bhakra Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data India Satluj 1963
Luzzone Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Lago di Luzzone 1963
Hoover Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px United States Colorado River 1936
Jiangpinghe Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Loushui River 2012
Contra Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Verzasca River 1965
La Yesca Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Mexico Rio Grande de Santiago 2012
Mratinje Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Montenegro Piva 1976
Dworshak Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px United States NF Clearwater River 1973
Longtan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Roller-compacted concrete gravity 23x15px China Hongshui River 2009
Glen Canyon Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px United States Colorado 1966
Toktogul Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data Kyrgyzstan Naryn 1974
Daniel-Johnson Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete multiple-arch gravity 23x15px Canada Manicouagan River 1970
Keban Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Combined: rock-fill and concrete gravity 23x15px Turkey Euphrates River 1974
San Roque Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Philippines Agno River 2003
Ermenek Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch 23x15px Turkey Göksu 2009
Irapé Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Brazil Jequitinhonha River 2006
Bakun Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Malaysia Balui River 2011
Karun-3 Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity Template:Country data Iran Karun River 2005
Zimapán Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Mexico Moctezuma River 1993
Dez Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity Template:Country data Iran Dez River 1963
Almendra Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Spain Tormes River 1970
Campos Novos Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Brazil Canoas River 2006
Berke Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Turkey Ceyhan River 2001
Guangzhao Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Beipan River 2008
Kölnbrein Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch gravity 23x15px Austria Streams in upper Malta 1977
Shahid Abbaspour Dam (Karun 1) Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch Template:Country data Iran Karun River 1976
New Bullards Bar Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px United States Yuba River 1969
Itaipu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Brazil / 23x15px Paraguay Paraná River 1984
Altinkaya Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Kizil Irmak 1988
Boyabat Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Turkey Kizilirmak River 2012
Kárahnjúkastífla Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill Template:Country data Iceland Jökulsá 2009
New Melones Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px United States Stanislaus River 1979
W.A.C. Bennett Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Canada Peace River 1968
Sogamoso Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Colombia Sogamoso 2014
Miel 1 Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Roller compacted-concrete gravity 23x15px Colombia Miel River 2002
Aguamilpa Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Mexico Rio Grande de Santiago 1993
Kurobe Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity Template:Country data Japan Kurobe River 1963
Pubugou Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Yalong River 2010
Zillergründl Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Austria Ziller 1986
Sanbanxi Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Yuanshui River 2006
Oymapinar Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Turkey Manavgat River 1984
Barra Grande Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Brazil Pelotas River 2005
Katse Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch 23x15px Lesotho Malibamat'so River 1996
Tekeze Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Ethiopia Tekeze River 2009
Three Gorges Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Yangtze River 2008
Mossyrock Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px United States Cowlitz River 1968
Shasta Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px United States Sacramento River 1945
Techi Dam (Deji, Tachian)[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Taiwan Dajia (Tachia) 1974
Tignes Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px France Lac du Chevril
Dartmouth Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px Australia Mitta Mitta River
Emosson Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Barberini
Amir Kabir Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch Template:Country data Iran Karaj
Piedra del Águila Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Argentina Rio Limay
Upper Gotvand Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill Template:Country data Iran Karun
Hongjiadu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Liuchong River
Longyangxia Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px China Huang He
Tianshengqiao Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Nanpan River
El Cajón Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Mexico Rio Grande de Santiago
New Don Pedro Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px United States Tuolumne River
Danjiangkou Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Han River
Takase Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill Template:Country data Japan Shinano
Marun Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment Template:Country data Iran Marun River
Hasan Ugurlu Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Yesilirmak
Karakaya Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Turkey Euphrates
Alpe Gera Dam[7] Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Italy Cormor
Revelstoke Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Canada Columbia River
Thissavros Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Greece Nestos
Hungry Horse Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px United States Flathead River
Cahora Bassa Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Mozambique Zambezi River
Denis-Perron Dam[8] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Canada Sainte-Marguerite River
Paute Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Ecuador Paute River
Atatürk Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill with clay-core 23x15px Turkey Euphrates River
Idukki Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch Template:Country data India Periyar
Bruno Creek Tailings Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px United States Bruno Creek
Charvak Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px Uzbekistan Chirchik
Guandi Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Yalong River
Gura Apelor Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Romania Raul Mare
Seven Oaks Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px United States Santa Ana River
Dongfeng Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Wu
Grand Coulee Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px United States Columbia River
Koldam Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill Template:Country data India Sutlej
Mazar Dam[6] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Ecuador Paute River
Vidraru Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Romania Arges
Kremasta Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Greece Achelous River
Thomson Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Australia Thomson River
Wujiangdu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px China Wujiang River
Trinity Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px United States Trinity River
Masjed Soleyman Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill with clay-core Template:Country data Iran Karun
Sardar Sarovar Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data India Narmada
Guri Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Venezuela Río Caroní
Talbingo Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Australia Tumut River
Huites Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Mexico Fuerte
Robert-Bourassa Dam[9] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Canada La Grande River
Tankeng Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Ou River
Tokuyama Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment Template:Country data Japan Ibi River
Bento Munhoz da Rocha Netto Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Brazil Iguaçu
Grand'Maison Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px France Eau d'Olle
Jinanqiao Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Jinsha River
Los Leones Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Chile Los Leones
Ranjit Sagar Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment Template:Country data India Ravi River
Ross Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete thin-arch 23x15px United States Skagit River
Yellowtail Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px United States Bighorn River
Guanyinyan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Roller compacted concrete gravity 23x15px China Jinsha River
Pai Querê Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Brazil Pelotas River
Cougar Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px United States McKenzie River
Emborcação Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Brazil Rio Paranaíba
Naramata Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill Template:Country data Japan Naramata
Geheyan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Qingjiang River
Dongjiang Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Lishui River
Jilintai I Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Kashi River
Okutadami Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data Japan Tadami River
Speccheri Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Italy Vallarsa
Malutang Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Panlong River
Miyagase Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data Japan Nakatsu River
Nukui Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch Template:Country data Japan Takayama
Swift Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px United States Lewis River
Urayama Script error: No such module "convert". Roller-compacted concrete gravity Template:Country data Japan Arakawa River
Zeuzier Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Lienne
Zipingpu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px China Min River
Nagawado Dam (Tepco Upper Azumi) Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch Template:Country data Japan Azumi River
Sakuma Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data Japan Tenryū River
Bashan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Renhe
Lijiaxia Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px China Huang He
Göscheneralp Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x16px  Switzerland Göschenerreuss
Place Moulin Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Italy Buthier
Kenyir Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Malaysia Kenyir
Ralco Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Roller-compacted concrete gravity 23x15px Chile Biobío River
Turkwel Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch Template:Country data Kenya Turkwel
Bhumibol Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Thailand Ping River
Serra da Mesa Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Brazil Tocantins
Xiaolangdi Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px China Huang He
Malutang Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Panlong Jiang
Gepatsch Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Austria Faggenbach, Inn River
Curnera Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Curnera
Monteynard-Avignonet Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px France Drac
Santa Giustina Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Italy Noce
Tedorigawa Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment Template:Country data Japan Tedori
Flaming Gorge Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete thin-arch 23x15px United States Green River
Alqueva Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Portugal Guadiana
Torul Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Harşit River
Fierza Dam (Fierze) Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Albania Drin River
Menzelet Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Turkey Ceyhan River
Zervreila Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland River Rhine
Porce III Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Colombia Porce
New Exchequer Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px United States Merced River
Messochora Dam[10] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Greece Achelous River
Roselend Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity-arch-buttress 23x15px France Roselend
Canelles Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Spain Noguera Ribagorzana
Dongjing Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Beipan River
Baishan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px China Second Songhua River
El Infiernillo Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Mexico Balsas
Moiry Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Gougra
Salvajina Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Colombia Rio Cauca
Santa Giustina Script error: No such module "convert". Arch 23x15px Italy Santa Giustina
Gigerwald Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Tamina
Liujiaxia Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Yellow River
Maoergai Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px China Heishui River
Longshou II Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Heihe River
Jilebulake Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px China Haba River
Fontana Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px United States Little Tennessee River
Belisario Domínguez (Angostura) Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Mexico Grijalva
Limmern Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Limmern
Hassan I Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Morocco Lakhdar River
Mohale Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Lesotho Sequnyane River
Srisailam Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data India Krishna
Tagokura Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data Japan Tadami River
Ney Braga Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Brazil Iguazu River
Virdnejávri Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch 23x15px Norway Alta-Kautokeino River
Vacha Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Bulgaria Vacha
Adiguzel Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Buyuk Menderes
Özlüce Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Peri River
Lei Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch 23x15px Italy Lei River
Morrow Point Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch 23x15px United States Gunnison River
Murum Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Roller compacted concrete gravity 23x15px Malaysia Murum River
Place Moulin Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch-gravity 23x15px Italy Buthier River
Tarbela Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Pakistan Indus River
Takhtakorpu Dam[11] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill with clay-core 23x15px Azerbaijan Samur River
Oddatjørn Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Norway Ulladalsåna
Warragamba Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Australia Warragamba River
Valle di Lei Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x16px  Switzerland Graubünden
Detroit Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px United States North Santiam River
Aldeadávila Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Spain/23x15px Portugal Douro River
Gordon Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Australia Gordon River
Xingó Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face rock-fill 23x15px Brazil São Francisco River
Bath County PS Upper Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px United States Back Creek
Arimine Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data Japan Wada River
Bureya Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Russia Bureya
Gissarak Dam[12]l Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Uzbekistan Chirchik
Chamera Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data India Ravi
Ludila Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Jinsha River
Srinagarind Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Thailand River Khwae Yai
Jiangkou Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch 23x15px China Furong River
Anderson Ranch Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px United States Boise River
Ahai Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Jinsha River
Frera (Belviso) Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch-gravity 23x15px Italy Frera River
Mangla Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Pakistan Jehlum River
Shahid Rajaee Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch Template:Country data Iran Tajan River
Wawushan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face, rock-fill 23x15px China Zhougonghe River
Wuluwati Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete face, rock-fill 23x15px China Kalakashi River
Union Valley Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth/rock-fill 23x15px United States Silver Creek
Malpaso Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Mexico Grijalva River
Çine Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Roller-compacted concrete gravity 23x15px Turkey Çine
Jiudianxia Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Tao River
Caracoles Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px Argentina San Juan
Cancano Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch-gravity 23x15px Italy Adda
Los Reyunos Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px Argentina Diamante River
Minamiaiki Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill Template:Country data Japan Minamiaiki
Cabril Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px Portugal Zêzere
Carters Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px United States Coosawattee River
Sauris Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete double-arch 23x15px Italy Lumiei
Alicura Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Argentina Limay River
Dongping Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch 23x15px China Zhong River
Longma Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Lixian River

Under construction

Name Height Type Country River
Bakhtiari Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch Template:Country data Iran Bakhtiari River
Shuangjiangkou Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px China Dadu River
Lianghekou Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Yalong, Qingda and Xianshui River confluence
Brushy Fork Tailings Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment 23x15px United States Brushy Fork
Baihetan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Jinsha River
Diamer-Bhasha Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Gravity 23x15px Pakistan River Indus
Yusufeli Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch, double-curvature 23x15px Turkey Çoruh River
Gilgel Gibe III Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Roller compacted concrete gravity 23x15px Ethiopia Omo River
Dasu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Gravity 23x15px Pakistan River Indus
Changheba Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Dadu River
Antamina Tailings Dam Script error: No such module "convert".[13] Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Peru Ayash River
Wudongde Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Gravity 23x15px China Jinsha River
TaSang Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Burma Salween River
Ituango Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Colombia Cauca River
Houziyan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Dadu River
Maerdang Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Yellow River
Dagangshan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch 23x15px China Dadu River
Lakhwar Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Gravity Template:Country data India Yamuna River
Huangdeng Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Gravity 23x15px China Lancang River
Khersan-3 Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch, variable-radius Template:Country data Iran Khersan River
Arkun Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Turkey Çoruh River
Artvin Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch-gravity 23x15px Turkey Çoruh River
Seimare Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete arch, variable-radius Template:Country data Iran Seimare
Sykia Dam[10] Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Greece Achelous River
Kajiwa Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Muli River
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Gravity 23x15px Ethiopia Blue Nile River
Daryan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill Template:Country data Iran Sirvan River
Kığı Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Peri River
Silvan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Batman River
Quxue Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px China Shoqu River
Xiangjiaba Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity 23x15px China Jinsha River
Rudbar Lorestan Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Concrete gravity Template:Country data Iran Rudbar River
Aksu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Çoruh River
Yangqu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px China Yellow River
Çetin Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px Turkey Botan River
Miaowei Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, rock-fill 23x15px China Lancang River
Myitsone Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill 23x15px Burma Irawaddy
Wunonglong Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Gravity 23x15px China Lancang River
Ilisu Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Embankment, earth-fill 23x15px Turkey Tigris River
Kouhrang 3 Dam Script error: No such module "convert". Arch, variable-radius Template:Country data Iran Kouhrang River

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Notes

  • ^ A 300m and 280m tall design under consideration.
  • ^ Non-realized project of Soviet-era.
  • ^ Construction stopped as a result of Gulf war.

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