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Photos: Karoun-4 Dam going though final preparation stages

Photos by Mohammad Reza Abbasi, Mehr News Agency

The Karun-4 dam is a large hydroelectric dam on the Karun River in the province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari in southwestern Iran. Karun has the highest discharge of Iran's rivers. The objectives of the construction of Karun-4 Dam & Hydro-electric Power Plant are electric Power supply and flood control.


Chaharmahal o Bakhtiyari is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. It lies in the southwestern part of the country. Its capital is Shahrekord. It has an area of 16,332 square kilometers and a population of 842,000 (2005 estimate).

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