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Lake Bangweulu, Zambia

lakeLake Bangweulu
countryZambia
surface area1,764 km2
maximum depth10 m
average depth1 m
lake typeNatural freshwater lake
catchment area16,609 km2
altitude1,163 m
volume2 km3
inflowsChambeshi
outflowsLuapula River
shore length514 km
settlementsSamfya
residence time119 days
trophic stateOligotrophic
average discharge173 m3 / sec.

Lake Bangweulu Fish Species

Catfish
Tilapia