Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database
Query Results for Thukela Basin
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The tables below contain data for the entire basin of interest. On the map, each basin is divided into "basin-country" polygons, with each polygon being represented by a single row in the tables below. A highlighted row indicates the specific basin-country polygon that you clicked on the map.





Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Population Population Density (persons/sq km)
Thukela Lesotho THUK_LSO 114 1,100 9.65
Thukela South Africa THUK_ZAF 32,630 2,045,000 62.67
Basin-wide: 32,744 2,046,100 62.49


Oak Ridge National Labrotory (2008). LANDSCAN 2007 Global Population Dataset. Available at






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Basin delineation: Wolf, A.T., Natharius, J.A., et al. (1999)
Data taken from global datasets and are for comparative purposes only.
Data are not accurate for individual basins less than 25,000 sq. km.

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