Enguri Dam

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The Enguri Dam (also called Inguri) is a large hydroelectric dam located on the Enguri River in the western part of Georgia. It is one of the tallest dams in the world, standing at 272 meters (892 feet) tall. The construction of the dam began in 1961 and was completed in 1978. The dam is a major source of electricity for the country, producing about 40% of Georgia's total electricity. The Inguri Dam is also an important tourist attraction, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and Lake Inguri. Visitors can take a guided tour of the dam and learn about its history and significance. The dam is located near the town of Jvari, in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region of Georgia.

Visiting the Inguri Dam is a must for anyone interested in engineering marvels and scenic landscapes. The tallest dam in the Caucasus region, it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and Inguri Reservoir.

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