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In 1965, the Vidraru Dam was ranking 27th in height in Europe. The building of this dam took 5 years and a half. There are 42 km of underground galleries.

At the time it was inaugurated, the Vidraru Dam ranked 5th in Europe and 9th in the world among similar buildings. It is made out of concrete, it is 166 m high and it contains 9 inner horizontal galleries.

The amount of energy that is produced here every year is of 400 GWh.The Vidraru lake is located on the Arges river and is 28 km long.

Dedication for a friend..the same beautiful Romania...

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