Songo is a town in . The nearby dam, called Cahora Bassa, is a large hydroelectric scheme that supplies electricity to grids as far as .

Notable Places in the Area

serves the town of Songo, . Construction of the airport started in 1971.

Electrical substation
is an HVDC power transmission system between the Hydroelectric Generation Station at the in , and , . Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.


-15.5958° or 15° 35' 45" south
32.7647° or 32° 45' 53" east
910 metres (2986 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Cabora Bassa-dam
  • Afrikaans: Cabora Bassa
  • Afrikaans: Cahora Bassa-dam
  • Afrikaans: Cahora Bassa
  • Belarusian: Кабора-Баса
  • Bulgarian: Кахора Баса
  • Catalan: Cahora Bassa
  • Chinese: 卡布拉巴萨水库
  • Chinese: 卡布拉巴薩水庫
  • Czech: Cabora Bassa
  • Czech: Cahora Bassa
  • Danish: Cabora Bassa
  • Danish: Cabora Bassa Reservoir
  • Danish: Cahora Bassa
  • Danish: Cahora Bassa Reservoir
  • Dutch: Cabora Bassa
  • Dutch: Cabora Bassadam
  • Dutch: Cahora Bassa
  • Dutch: Cahora Bassadam
  • English: Cahora Bassa
  • Esperanto: Cabora Bassa
  • Esperanto: Cahora Bassa
  • Finnish: Cabora Bassa
  • Finnish: Cahora Bassa
  • French: Cahora Bassa
  • French: Lac de Cahora Bassa
  • German: Cabora-Bassa-Talsperre
  • German: Cabora Bassa
  • German: Cahora-Bassa-Stausee
  • German: Cahora Bassa
  • Hungarian: Cahora Bassa-víztározó
  • Italian: Cabora Bassa
  • Italian: Lago di cabora bassa
  • Italian: diga di Cabora Bassa
  • Japanese: カオラ・バッサ
  • Lithuanian: Kabora Basa
  • Norwegian: Cahora-Bassa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cahora-Bassa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cahora Bassa
  • Polish: Cabora Bassa
  • Polish: Cahora Bassa
  • Portuguese: Barragem de Cahora Bassa
  • Portuguese: Barragem de cabora bassa
  • Portuguese: Cabora baça
  • Russian: Кабора-Басса ГЭС
  • Russian: Кахора-Баса
  • Spanish: Cabora Bassa
  • Spanish: Cahora Bassa
  • Spanish: Embalse de Cahora Bassa
  • Spanish: Presa de Cabora Bassa
  • Spanish: Presa de Cahora Bassa
  • Swati: Cahora Bassa
  • Swedish: Cabora Bassa
  • Swedish: Cahora-Bassa
  • Swedish: Cahora Bassa-dammen
  • Swedish: Cahora Bassa
  • Swedish: Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa
  • Ukrainian: Кахора-Баса
  • Diga di Cabora Bassa

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