Delsjön

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Delsjön
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Location Gothenburg
Coordinates 57°41′5″N 12°2′45″E / 57.68472°N 12.04583°E / 57.68472; 12.04583Coordinates: 57°41′5″N 12°2′45″E / 57.68472°N 12.04583°E / 57.68472; 12.04583
Basin countries Sweden
Max. length 3 km
Max. width 1.7 km
Surface area 2 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
Water volume 12,100,000 m3 (430,000,000 cu ft)
Sections/sub-basins Stora Delsjön, Lilla Delsjön

Delsjön consist of two coherent lakes, Stora Delsjön and Lilla Delsjön, located in eastern Gothenburg, in the Delsjöområdet nature reserve. They serve as a reservoir for the city, receiving water from the Göta River. At the shore of Stora Delsjön there is a popular beach.