Brokopondo Reservoir

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Brokopondo Reservoir
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The Brokopondo Reservoir, officially named Professor Doctor Ingenieur W. J. van Blommestein Meer, and also called the Brokopondostuwmeer, is a large reservoir in Suriname. It is named after the Surakarta-born Dutch hydrological engineer Willem Johan van Blommestein. With a surface area of approximately 1,560 km² (600 sq mi), depending on the current water level, it is one of the largest reservoirs in the world, covering nearly one percent of the country.




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