Dukan Dam

   The Dukan Dam was constructed in the 1950s on the Lesser Zab River in north central Iraqi Kurdistan. There is a large lake behind the dam, which provides important irrigation and hydroelectric power.
   See also Darbandikhan Dam; Water.

Historical Dictionary of the Kurds. .

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