Gazivoda Lake

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Gazivoda Lake
Jezero Gazivode.jpg
Gazivoda Lake
Location Kosovo[a], Serbia
Coordinates 42°57′42″N 20°34′1″E / 42.96167°N 20.56694°E / 42.96167; 20.56694Coordinates: 42°57′42″N 20°34′1″E / 42.96167°N 20.56694°E / 42.96167; 20.56694
Primary inflows Ibar
Basin countries Kosovo[a], Serbia
Max. length 16.5 km
Max. width 1.10 km
Surface area 11.9 km²
Average depth 105 m
Surface elevation 694 m

Gazivoda Lake or Ujman Lake (Albanian: Liqeni i Ujmanit, Serbian: Газивода) is an artificial lake in Kosovo[a] and Serbia. It is the largest lake in Kosovo. Gazivoda Lake has an area of 11.9 km2 (4.6 sq mi), of which 9.2 km2 (3.6 sq mi) belong to Kosovo and 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi) belong to Central Serbia. The lake is formed by the damming of the Ibar River, which flows into the lake.

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  1. ^ a b c Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.