Çoruh

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Çoruh

 

(Russian, Chorokh), a river in Turkey and the USSR (in the Adzhar ASSR of the Georgian SSR). The Çoruh has a length of 438 km; of this total, 26 km of the lower course are in the USSR. The river drains an area of 22,000 sq km. It flows mainly in a tectonic valley between the Lazistan Ridge and the Çoruh Mountains before emptying into the Black Sea, near Batumi. The mean flow rate is 285 cu m per sec; high water occurs in spring and summer. The Çoruh is used for floating timber and for irrigation. The Turkish city of Bayburt is situated on the river.

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The Coruh River basin in northeastern Turkey is the focus of this project.
In November 2009, Aksa won the tender for Coruh Electricity Distribution Region (northeastern provinces of Giresun, Trabzon, Rize, Artvin and Gumushane) and following in February 2010 became the preferred bidder for Van Lake (eastern provinces of Mus, Bitlis, Van and Hakkari) and Firat Electricity Distribution Regions and the last region is in August 2010, Aksa won the tender for Trakya Electricity Distribution Region (northwestern provinces of Edirne, Kirklareli and Tekirdag).
Limak and Cengiz, Turkish companies are constructing on the Coruh River, which increases in the Artvin province of Turkey and flows into Georgia where it reaches the Black Sea just south of Batumi, a few kilometers north of the Turkish-Georgian border.
Aksu said they planned to transfer Yesilirmak and Coruh electricity distribution in September, "we are planning to transfer Vangolu and Firat electricity distribution in October," he added.
The project is concrete face sand and gravel dam located on Coruh river where is on the boundaries of Artvin and Erzurum provinces.
Examining the demands for the transfer of shares of Coruh, Osmangazi and Yesilirmak electricity distribution companies to relevant bidders, Turkish Competition Authority ruled that such transfers were in accordance with Competition Law, and thus, they shall be permitted.
Examing the demands for the transfer of shares of Coruh, Osmangazi and Yesilirmak electricity distribution companies, Turkish Competition Authority ruled that such transfers were in accordance with Competition Law No.
ANKARA, Nov 7, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish energy firm Aksa Elektrik made Friday the top bid of 227 million USD in a privatization tender opened by country's privatization authority for Coruh electricity distribution grid.
ANKARA, Nov 6, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkish energy firm Aksa Elektrik made Friday the top bid of 227 million USD in a privatization tender opened by country's privatization authority for Coruh electricity distribution grid.
The 466-kilometer spectacular Coruh Valley, home to country's fastest flowing river Coruh again in the north of the province, is a center for outdoor sports, particularly for rafting, canoeing, trekking and climbing.
Contract Awarded for Lower Coruh Basin Improvement Project Part 1.