|Location of the state of Janub Darfur in Sudan|
|Geographical location||western Sudan|
|Location close to the shore||Nyala|
|Altitude above sea level|
|Middle deep||2-3 m|
The lake is fed by the Wadi Ibra .
During periods of drought, the lake shrinks from 20 km² to an area of 1 to 2 km².