|Surface area||6.85 km2 (2.64 sq mi)|
|Shore length1||18.31 km (11.38 mi)|
|Surface elevation||691 m (2,267 ft)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Hovatn is a lake in the municipality of Bygland in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is part of the Otra river drainage basin. The lake is regulated and is used by the Hovatn hydroelectric power plant. The dam has an outlet into the Hovassåne river which empties into the Åraksfjorden near Åraksbø.