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Loch Victoria

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Loch Victoria
Coordinates1°S 33°E / 1°S 33°E / -1; 33Coordinates: 1°S 33°E / 1°S 33°E / -1; 33
Primary inflowsKagera River
Primar ootflowsWhite Nile (river) (kent as the "Victoria Nile" as it flows oot o the loch)
Catchment area184,000 km2 (71,000 sq mi)
238,900 km2 (92,200 sq mi) basin
Basin kintrasTanzanie
Max. lenth337 km (209 mi)
Max. weenth250 km (160 mi)
68,800 km2 (26,600 sq mi)
Average deepth40 m (130 ft)
Max. deepth83 m (272 ft)
2,750 km3 (660 cu mi)
Shore lenth13,440 km (2,140 mi)
Surface elevation1,133 m (3,717 ft)
Islands84 (Ssese Islands, Uganda)
SettlementsBukoba, Tanzanie
Mwanza, Tanzanie
Musoma, Tanzanie
Kisumu, Kenya
Kendu Bay, Kenyae
Homa Bay, Kenyae
Kampala, Uganda
Entebbe, Uganda
Jinja, Uganda
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

Loch Victoria (Nam Lolwe in Luo; "Nalubaale" in Luganda; Victoria Nyanza in Bantu[1] ) is ane o the African Great Lochs.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Victoria Nyanza. The Land, the Races and their Customs, with Specimens of Some of the Dialects". World Digital Library. Retrieved 18 Februar 2013.