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SNo,Name,Height,Type,Country,River1,Jinping-I Dam,"305m (1,001ft)",Concrete arch,China,Yalong Jiang2,Nurek Dam,300m (980ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Tajikistan,Vakhsh3,Xiaowan Dam,292m (958ft),Concrete arch,China,Lancang4,Xiluodu Dam,285.5m (937ft),Concrete arch,China,Jinsha Jiang5,Grande Dixence Dam,285m (935ft),Concrete gravity,Switzerland,Dixence6,Inguri Dam,271.5m (891ft),Concrete arch,Georgia,Inguri7,Vajont Dam (disused),261.6m (858ft),Concrete arch,Italy,Vajont8,Manuel Moreno Torres (Chicoasn) Dam,261m (856ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Mexico,Grijalva9,Nuozhadu Dam,261m (856ft),Embankment,China,Lancang River10,Tehri Dam,260.5m (855ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",India,Bhagirathi11,Mauvoisin Dam,250m (820ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Bagnes12,Laxiwa Dam,250m (820ft),Concrete arch,China,Huang He13,Deriner Dam,249m (817ft),Concrete double-arch,Turkey,oruh River14,Alberto Lleras (Guavio) Dam,243m (797ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Colombia,Guavio River15,Mica Dam,243m (797ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Canada,Columbia16,Sayano Shushenskaya Dam,242m (794ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Russia,Yenisei River17,Ertan Dam,240m (790ft),Concrete arch-gravity,China,Yalong River18,La Esmeralda Dam,237m (778ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Colombia,Bata19,Oroville Dam,235m (771ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",United States,Feather River20,El Cajn Dam,234m (768ft),Concrete double-arch,Honduras,Humuya River21,Shuibuya Dam,233m (764ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Qingjiang22,Chirkey Dam,232.5m (763ft),Concrete arch,Russia,Sulak River23,Goupitan dam,232.5m (763ft),Concrete double-arch,China,Wu Jiang River24,Karun-4 Dam,230m (750ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Iran,Karun25,Bhakra Dam,226m (741ft),Concrete gravity,India,Satluj26,Luzzone Dam,225m (738ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Lago di Luzzone27,Hoover Dam,221.46m (726.6ft),Concrete arch-gravity,United States,Colorado River28,Jiangpinghe Dam,221m (725ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",China,Loushui River29,Contra Dam,220m (720ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Verzasca River30,La Yesca Dam,220m (720ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Mexico,Rio Grande de Santiago31,Mratinje Dam,220m (720ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Montenegro,Piva32,Dworshak Dam,218.6m (717ft),Concrete gravity,United States,Clearwater River33,Longtan Dam,216.5m (710ft),Roller-compacted concrete gravity,China,Hongshui River34,Glen Canyon Dam,216.4m (710ft),Concrete arch-gravity,United States,Colorado35,Toktogul Dam,215m (705ft),Concrete gravity,Kyrgyzstan,Naryn36,Daniel-Johnson Dam,214m (702ft),Concrete multiple-arch gravity,Canada,Manicouagan River37,Keban Dam,210m (690ft),Combined: rock-fill and concrete gravity,Turkey,Euphrates River38,San Roque Dam,210m (690ft),Embankment,Philippines,Agno River39,Ermenek Dam,210m (690ft),Concrete double-arch,Turkey,Gksu40,Irap Dam,208m (682ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Brazil,Jequitinhonha River41,Bakun Dam,205m (673ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Malaysia,Balui River42,Karun-3 Dam,205m (673ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Iran,Karun River43,Zimapn Dam,203m (666ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Mexico,Moctezuma River44,Dez Dam,203m (666ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Iran,Dez River45,Almendra Dam,202m (663ft),Concrete arch,Spain,Tormes River46,Campos Novos Dam,202m (663ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Brazil,Canoas River47,Berke Dam,201m (659ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Turkey,Ceyhan River48,Guangzhao Dam,200.5m (658ft),Concrete gravity,China,Beipan River49,Klnbrein Dam,200m (660ft),Concrete double-arch gravity,Austria,Streams in upper Malta50,Shahid Abbaspour Dam (Karun 1),200m (660ft),Concrete double-arch,Iran,Karun River51,New Bullards Bar Dam,196.6m (645ft),Concrete arch-gravity,United States,Yuba River52,Itaipu Dam,196m (643ft),Concrete gravity,Brazil / Paraguay,Paran River53,Altinkaya Dam,195m (640ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Turkey,Kizil Irmak54,Boyabat Dam,195m (640ft),Concrete gravity,Turkey,Kizilirmak River55,Krahnjkastfla Dam,193m (633ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Iceland,Jkuls56,New Melones Dam,190.5m (625ft),"Embankment, earth/rock-fill",United States,Stanislaus River57,W.A.C. Bennett Dam,190.5m (625ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Canada,Peace River58,Miel 1 Dam,188m (617ft),Roller compacted-concrete gravity,Colombia,Miel River59,Aguamilpa Dam,187m (614ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Mexico,Rio Grande de Santiago60,Kurobe Dam,186m (610ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Japan,Kurobe River61,Pubugou Dam,186m (610ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Yalong River62,Zillergrndl Dam,186m (610ft),Concrete arch,Austria,Ziller63,Sanbanxi Dam,185.6m (609ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Yuanshui River64,Oymapinar Dam,185.5m (609ft),Concrete arch,Turkey,Manavgat River65,Barra Grande Dam,185m (607ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Brazil,Pelotas River66,Katse dam,185m (607ft),Concrete double-arch,Lesotho,Orange67,Tekeze Dam,183m (600ft),Concrete gravity,Ethiopia,Tekeze River68,Three Gorges Dam,181m (594ft),Concrete gravity,China,Yangtze River69,Mossyrock Dam,184.7m (606ft),Concrete arch-gravity,United States,Cowlitz River70,Shasta Dam,183.5m (602ft),Concrete arch-gravity,United States,Sacramento River71,"Techi Dam (Deji, Tachian)",181m (594ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Taiwan,Dajia (Tachia)72,Tignes Dam,180m (590ft),Concrete arch-gravity,France,Lac du Chevril73,Dartmouth Dam,180m (590ft),"Embankment, earth/rock-fill",Australia,Mitta Mitta River74,Emosson Dam,180m (590ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Barberini75,Amir Kabir Dam,180m (590ft),Concrete arch,Iran,Karaj76,Piedra del guila Dam,180m (590ft),Concrete gravity,Argentina,Rio Limay77,Upper Gotvand Dam,180m (590ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Iran,Karun78,Hongjiadu Dam,179.5m (589ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Liuchong River79,Longyangxia Dam,178m (584ft),Concrete arch-gravity,China,Huang He80,Tianshengqiao Dam,178m (584ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",China,Nanpan River81,El Cajn,178m (584ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Mexico,Rio Grande de Santiago82,New Don Pedro Dam,178m (584ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",United States,Tuolumne River83,Danjiangkou Dam,176.6m (579ft),Concrete gravity,China,Han River84,Takase Dam,176m (577ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Japan,Shinano85,Nader Shah,175m (574ft),Concrete gravity,Iran,Marun River86,Hasan Ugurlu Dam,175m (574ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Turkey,Yesilirmak87,Karakaya Dam,173m (568ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Turkey,Euphrates88,Alpe Gera Dam,174m (571ft),Concrete gravity,Italy,Cormor89,Revelstoke Dam,174m (571ft),Concrete gravity,Canada,Columbia River90,Thissavros Dam,172m (564ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Greece,Nestos91,Hungry Horse Dam,171.9m (564ft),Concrete arch-gravity,United States,Flathead River92,Cahora Bassa Dam,171m (561ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Mozambique,Zambezi River93,Denis-Perron Dam,171m (561ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Canada,Sainte-Marguerite River94,Paute Dam,170m (560ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Ecuador,Paute River95,Atatrk Dam,169m (554ft),"Embankment, rock-fill with clay-core",Turkey,Euphrates River96,Idukki Dam,168m (551ft),Concrete arch,India,Periyar97,Bruno Creek Tailings Dam,168m (551ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",United States,Bruno Creek98,Charvak Dam,168m (551ft),"Embankment, earth/rock-fill",Uzbekistan,Chirchik99,Guandi Dam,168m (551ft),Concrete gravity,China,Yalong River100,Gura Apei,168m (551ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Romania,Raul Mare101,Seven Oaks Dam,168m (551ft),"Embankment, earth/rock-fill",United States,Santa Ana River102,Dongfeng Dam,168m (551ft),Concrete arch,China,Wu103,Grand Coulee Dam,167.6m (550ft),Concrete gravity,United States,Columbia River104,Mazar Dam,166m (545ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Ecuador,Paute River105,Vidraru Dam,166m (545ft),Concrete arch,Romania,Arges106,Marun Dam,165m (541ft),Embankment,Iran,Marun River107,Kremasta Dam,165m (541ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Greece,Achelous River108,Thomson Dam,165m (541ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Australia,Thomson River109,Wujiangdu Dam,165m (541ft),Concrete arch-gravity,China,Wujiang River110,Trinity Dam,164m (538ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",United States,Trinity River111,Masjed Soleyman Dam,164m (538ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill with clay-core",Iran,Karun112,Sardar Sarovar Dam,163m (535ft),Concrete gravity,India,Narmada113,Guri Dam,162m (531ft),Concrete gravity,Venezuela,Ro Caron114,Talbingo Dam,162m (531ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Australia,Tumut River115,Huites Dam,162m (531ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Mexico,Fuerte116,Robert-Bourassa Dam,162m (531ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Canada,La Grande River117,Tankeng Dam,162m (531ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Ou River118,Tokuyama Dam,161m (528ft),Embankment,Japan,Ibi River119,Foz do Areia Dam,160m (520ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Brazil,Iguau120,Grand'Maison Dam,160m (520ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",France,Eau d'Olle121,Jinanqiao Dam,160m (520ft),Concrete gravity,China,Jinsha River122,Los Leones Dam,160m (520ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Chile,Los Leones123,Ranjit Sagar Dam,160m (520ft),Embankment,India,Ravi River124,Ross Dam,160m (520ft),Concrete thin-arch,United States,Skagit River125,Yellowtail Dam,160m (520ft),Concrete arch-gravity,United States,Bighorn River126,Pai Quer Dam,158m (518ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Brazil,Pelotas River127,Cougar Dam,158m (518ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",United States,McKenzie River128,Emborcao Dam,158m (518ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Brazil,Rio Paranaba129,Naramata Dam,158m (518ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Japan,Naramata130,Geheyan Dam,157m (515ft),Concrete arch,China,Qingjiang River131,Dongjiang Dam,157m (515ft),Concrete arch,China,Lishui River132,Jilintai I Dam,157m (515ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Kashi River133,Okutadami Dam,157m (515ft),Concrete gravity,Japan,Tadami River134,Speccheri Dam,157m (515ft),Concrete arch,Italy,Vallarsa135,Malutang Dam,156m (512ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Panlong River136,Miyagase Dam,156m (512ft),Concrete gravity,Japan,Nakatsu River137,Nukui Dam,156m (512ft),Concrete arch,Japan,Takayama138,Swift Dam,156m (512ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",United States,Lewis River139,Urayama,156m (512ft),Roller-compacted concrete gravity,Japan,Arakawa River140,Zeuzier Dam,156m (512ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Lienne141,Zipingpu Dam,156m (512ft),Embankment,China,Min River142,Nagawado Dam (Tepco Upper Azumi),155.5m (510ft),Concrete arch,Japan,Azumi River143,Sakuma Dam,155.5m (510ft),Concrete gravity,Japan,Tenry? River144,Bashan Dam,155m (509ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Renhe145,Lijiaxia Dam,155m (509ft),Concrete arch-gravity,China,Huang He146,Gscheneralp Dam,155m (509ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Switzerland,Gschenerreuss147,Place Moulin Dam,155m (509ft),Concrete arch,Italy,Buthier148,Kenyir Dam,155m (509ft),Embankment,Malaysia,Kenyir149,Ralco Dam,155m (509ft),Roller-compacted concrete gravity,Chile,Biobo River150,Turkwel Dam,155m (509ft),Concrete arch,Kenya,Turkwel151,Bhumibol Dam,154m (505ft),Concrete arch,Thailand,Ping River152,Serra da Mesa Dam,154m (505ft),Embankment,Brazil,Tocantins153,Xiaolangdi Dam,154m (505ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",China,Huang He154,Malutang Dam,154m (505ft),Concrete gravity,China,Panlong Jiang155,Gepatsch Dam,153m (502ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Austria,"Faggenbach, Inn River"156,Curnera Dam,153m (502ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Curnera157,Monteynard-Avignonet Dam,153m (502ft),Concrete arch,France,Drac158,Santa Giustina,153m (502ft),Concrete arch,Italy,Noce159,Tedorigawa Dam,153m (502ft),Embankment,Japan,Tedori160,Flaming Gorge Dam,153m (502ft),Concrete thin-arch,United States,Green River161,Alqueva Dam,152m (499ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Portugal,Guadiana162,Torul Dam,152m (499ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Turkey,Har?it River163,Fierza Dam (Fierze),152m (499ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Albania,Drin River164,Menzelet Dam,151m (495ft),Embankment,Turkey,Ceyhan River165,Zervreila Dam,151m (495ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,River Rhine166,Porce III Dam,151m (495ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Colombia,Porce167,Fontana Dam,150m (490ft),Concrete gravity,United States,Little Tennessee River168,Messochora Dam,150m (490ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Greece,Achelous River169,Roselend Dam,150m (490ft),Concrete gravity-arch-buttress,France,Roselend170,Canelles Dam,150m (490ft),Concrete arch,Spain,Noguera Ribagorzana171,Dongjing Dam,150m (490ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Beipan River172,Baishan Dam,149.5m (490ft),Concrete arch-gravity,China,Second Songhua River173,El Infiernillo Dam,149m (489ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Mexico,Balsas174,Moiry Dam,148m (486ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Gougra175,Salvajina Dam,148m (486ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Colombia,Rio Cauca176,Gigerwald,147m (482ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Tamina177,Liujiaxia Dam,147m (482ft),Concrete gravity,China,Yellow River178,Longshou II Dam,146.5m (481ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",China,Heihe River179,Belisario Domnguez (Angostura) Dam,146m (479ft),Embankment,Mexico,Grijalva180,Limmern Dam,146m (479ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Limmern181,Hassan I Dam,145m (476ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",Morocco,Lakhdar River182,Mohale Dam,145m (476ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Lesotho,Sequnyane River183,Srisailam Dam,145m (476ft),Concrete gravity,India,Krishna184,Tagokura Dam,145m (476ft),Concrete gravity,Japan,Tadami River185,Ney Braga,145m (476ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Brazil,Iguazu River186,Vacha Dam,144.5m (474ft),Concrete gravity,Bulgaria,Vacha187,Adiguzel Dam,144m (472ft),"Embankment, earth/rock-fill",Turkey,Buyuk Menderes188,zlce Dam,144m (472ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Turkey,Peri River189,Morrow Point Dam,143m (469ft),Concrete double-arch,United States,Gunnison River190,Tarbela Dam,143m (469ft),Embankment,Pakistan,Indus River191,Oddatjrn Dam,142m (466ft),Embankment,Norway,Ulladalsna192,Warragamba Dam,142m (466ft),Concrete gravity,Australia,Warragamba River193,Valle di Lei Dam,141m (463ft),Concrete arch,Switzerland,Graubnden194,Aldeadvila Dam,140m (460ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Spain/Portugal,Douro River195,Gordon Dam,140m (460ft),Concrete arch,Australia,Gordon River196,Xing Dam,140m (460ft),"Embankment, concrete face rock-fill",Brazil,So Francisco River197,Bath County PS Upper Dam,140m (460ft),"Embankment, earth/rock-fill",United States,Back Creek198,Chamera Dam,140m (460ft),Concrete gravity,India,Ravi199,Arimine Dam,140m (460ft),Concrete gravity,Japan,Wada River200,Bureya Dam,139m (456ft),Concrete gravity,Russia,Bureya201,Jiangkou Dam,139m (456ft),Arch,China,Furong River202,Mangla Dam,138m (453ft),Embankment,Pakistan,Jehlum River203,Shahid Rajaee Dam,138m (453ft),Concrete double-arch,Iran,Tajan River204,Wawushan Dam,138m (453ft),"Embankment, concrete face, rock-fill",China,Zhougonghe River205,Wuluwati Dam,138m (453ft),"Embankment, concrete face, rock-fill",China,Kalakashi River206,Malpaso Dam,137.5m (451ft),Embankment,Mexico,Grijalva River207,ine Dam,136.5m (448ft),Roller-compacted concrete gravity,Turkey,ine208,Jiudianxia Dam,136.5m (448ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Argentina,Tao River209,Caracoles Dam,136m (446ft),Concrete gravity,Argentina,San Juan210,Cancano Dam,136m (446ft),Concrete arch-gravity,Italy,Adda211,Minamiaiki Dam,136m (446ft),"Embankment, rock-fill",Japan,Minamiaiki212,Cabril Dam,136m (446ft),Concrete arch,Portugal,Zzere213,Carters Dam,136m (446ft),"Embankment, earth-fill",United States,Coosawattee River214,Sauris,136m (446ft),Concrete double-arch,Italy,Lumiei215,Alicura Dam,135m (443ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",Argentina,Limay River216,Dongping Dam,135m (443ft),Arch,China,Zhong River217,Longma Dam,135m (443ft),"Embankment, concrete-face rock-fill",China,Lixian River,,,,,For other more formats kindly visit www.downloadexcelfiles.com,,,,,,,,,,Original source : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_dams_in_the_world,,,,,