Varvara reservoir is located 20 km (12 mi) south from Mingachevir reservoir. It was built in 1952 to manage the water flow of the daily outflow of water from Mingachevir reservoir discharging into Kura river, in order to produce electricity. The overall area is 22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi) and the reservoir volume is 0.06 km3 (0.014 cu mi). The depth of water in the reservoir is 8.2 m (27 ft) and the surface area is 20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi). The length of the reservoir is 13 km (8.1 mi) and its width is 3.4 km (2.1 mi). The shoreline length is 31 km (19 mi).
Hydroelectric power station
- Water resources of Azerbaijan database Retrieved on 23 November 2010
- AZƏRBAYCAN RESPUBLİKASI MELİORASİYA VƏ SU TƏSƏRRÜFATI AÇIQ SƏHMDAR CƏMİYYƏTİ: SU ANBARLARI Retrieved on 23 November
- Ministry of Ecology of Azerbaijan: Azərbaycanın çayları, gölləri və su anbarları Retrieved on 23 November October 2010
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