Water Resources eAtlas
 

A05 Jubba
Watersheds of Africa

     

 



 

Land Cover and Use Variables
  
Percent Forest Cover: 2.7
Percent Grassland, Savanna and Shrubland: 87.9
Percent Wetlands: 3.5
Percent Cropland: 6.6
Percent Irrigated Cropland: 0.1
Percent Dryland Area: 86.2
Percent Urban and Industrial Area: 0.2
Percent Loss of Original Forest Cover: 69.7

 

 
 

Basin Indicators
  
Basin Area (sq. km.): 497,626

Average Population Density (people per sq. km.):

12
Number of Large Cities (>100,000 people): 1
Water Supply per Person (1995) (m3/person/year): 1,076
Degree of river fragmentation: -
Number of Dams (>15m high) in Basin: -
Number of Dams (>150m high) in Basin: -
Number of Dams (>60m high) under Construction: 0
Number of Dams (>15m high) on Main Stem of River: -
Number of Dams (>150m high) on Main Stem of River: -

 

 

 

 

Biodiversity Information and Indicators
 
Number of Fish Species: 34
Number of Fish Endemics: 3
Number of Amphibian Species: 60
Number of Ramsar Sites: 1
Number of Wetland-Dependent IBAs: 6
Number of Endemic Bird Areas: 5
Percent Protected Area: 1.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

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