Boulder Dam

Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of and . It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D.

Localities in the Area

is a city in , which was built for construction workers of the nearby Hoover Dam. Photo: Matt Kieffer, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Boulder Dam

Latitude
36.0157° or 36° 0' 56.6" north
Longitude
-114.7381° or 114° 44' 17" west
Open Location Code
85872786+7Q
Elevation
1,106 feet (337 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 49938932
Geo­Names ID
5298509
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: سد هوفر
  • Armenian: Հուվերի ամբարտակ
  • Asturian; Bable: Presa Hoover
  • Basque: Hoover presa
  • Belarusian: Плаціна Гувера
  • Bengali: হুভার বাঁধ
  • Bosnian: Hooverova brana
  • Bulgarian: ВЕЦ Хувър Дам
  • Bulgarian: Хувър Дам
  • Bulgarian: Хувър бент
  • Bulgarian: Хувър дем
  • Catalan: Hoover Dam
  • Catalan: Presa Hoover
  • Cebuano: Hoover Dam
  • Central Kurdish: بەنداوی ھوڤەر
  • Chinese: Boulder Dam
  • Chinese: Hoover Dam
  • Chinese: 胡佛大坝/胡佛大壩
  • Chinese: 胡佛大坝
  • Chinese: 胡佛大壩
  • Chinese: 胡佛水坝
  • Chinese: 胡佛水壩
  • Croatian: Hooverova brana
  • Czech: Hoover Dam
  • Czech: Hooverova přehrada
  • Danish: Hoover Dam
  • Divehi: ހޫވަރ ޑޭމު
  • Dutch: Hoover Dam
  • Dutch: Hooverdam
  • English: Hoover Dam
  • Esperanto: Akvobaraĵo Hoover
  • Esperanto: Hoover Dam
  • Estonian: Hooveri pais
  • Finnish: Hoover Dam
  • Finnish: Hooverin padon vesivoimalaitos
  • Finnish: Hooverin pato
  • French: Barrage Hoover
  • French: Hoover Dam
  • French: barrage Hoover
  • Frisian: Hoover Daam
  • Frisian: Hooverdaam
  • Gallegan: Encoro Hoover
  • Gallegan: Presa Hoover
  • Georgian: ჰუვერის კაშხალი
  • German: Boulder-Staudamm
  • German: Boulder Dam
  • German: Hoover-Damm
  • German: Hoover-Staudamm
  • German: Hoover-Staumauer
  • German: Hoover-Talsperre
  • German: Hoover Dam
  • German: Hooverdamm
  • German: Hooverstaudamm
  • Greek: Φράγμα Χούβερ
  • Hebrew: הובר דאם
  • Hebrew: סכר הובר
  • Hindi: हूवर बांध
  • Hungarian: Hoover-gát
  • Indonesian: Bendungan Hoover
  • Irish: Damba Hoover
  • Italian: Diga di Hoover
  • Italian: Hoover Dam
  • Italian: diga di Hoover
  • Japanese: フーバーダム
  • Japanese: フーバーダムの
  • Japanese: フーバー・ダム
  • Japanese: フーヴァーダム
  • Japanese: フーヴァー・ダム
  • Japanese: ボールダーダム
  • Kabiyé: Huva lɩŋgamʋʋ
  • Kannada: ಹೂವರ್ ಆಣೆಕಟ್ಟು
  • Kazakh: Гувер бөгеті
  • Korean: 후버 댐
  • Korean: 후버댐
  • Lao: ເຂື່ອນຮູເວີ
  • Latin: Moles Hooverana
  • Latvian: Hūvera aizsprosts
  • Lithuanian: Huverio damba
  • Lithuanian: Huverio užtvanka
  • Malayalam: ഹൂവർ അണക്കെട്ട്
  • Marathi: हूवर डॅम
  • Marathi: हूवर धरण
  • Marathi: हूव्हर धरण
  • Norwegian: Hooverdammen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Boulderdammen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hoover-demningen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hooverdammen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hooverdemningen
  • Persian: سد هوور
  • Polish: Hoover Dam
  • Polish: Tama Hoovera
  • Polish: Zapora Hoovera
  • Portuguese: Barragem Hoover
  • Portuguese: Barragem de hoover
  • Portuguese: Hoover Dam
  • Portuguese: Represa Hoover
  • Romanian: Barajul Hoover
  • Romanian: Boulder Dam
  • Romanian: Hoover Dam
  • Russian: ГЭС Гувера
  • Russian: Дамба Гувера
  • Russian: Плотина Гувера
  • Scots: Hoover Dam
  • Serbian: Хуверова брана
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hooverova brana
  • Sinhalese: හූවර් වේල්ල
  • Slovak: Hoover Dam
  • Slovak: Hooverova priehrada
  • Slovenian: Hooverjev jez
  • Spanish: Presa Hoover
  • Spanish: Represa Hoover
  • Swedish: Boulder Dam
  • Swedish: Boulderdammen
  • Swedish: Hoover Dam
  • Swedish: Hooverdammen
  • Tamil: ஊவர் அணை
  • Tamil: பவுல்டர் அணை
  • Tamil: போல்டர் அணை
  • Tamil: ஹூவர் அணை
  • Telugu: హూవర్ డామ్
  • Thai: ฮูเวอร์แดม
  • Thai: เขื่อนฮูเวอร์
  • Thai: เขื่อนฮูเวอร์แดม
  • Turkish: Hoover Barajı
  • Ukrainian: Гребля Гувера
  • Ukrainian: Дамба Гувера
  • Vietnamese: Đập Hoover
  • Wu Chinese: 胡佛水坝
  • Yue Chinese: 胡佛大壩

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