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Lake Upemba, DR Congo
Lake Upemba Information and Facts
Lake Upemba is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 608 km2 (235 mi2), has an average depth of 2 meters (5 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 4 meters (14 feet). Lake Upemba boasts a total water volume of 0.9 km3 (729,643 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 179 kilometers (112 miles). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 565 meters (1,854 feet), drains a whatershed that covers 71,726 km2 (27,694 mi2) and has a residence time of 24 days (0.07 years).