Lake Tana, Ethiopia

Lake Tana Stats

Lake NameLake Tana
CountryEthiopia
Surface area3059.340
Maximum depth14.0
Average depth9.3
Lake typeNatural
Length84.000
Width66.000
Catchment area15133.20
Altitude1786.0
Volume28.400
InflowsLesser Abay, Kilti River, Magech River, Reb River, Gumara River
OutflowsBlue Nile
IslandsThe most important are Tana Qirqos, Daga Island, Dek Island, and Mitraha
Shore length484.93
SettlementsBahir Dar, Gorgora
Residence time1931.8
FrozenNever freezes
Trophic stateMesotrophic
OriginVolcanic
Average discharge170.151

Lake Tana Accommodation

Lake Tana Map