Cecita Lake

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Cecita Lake
Lago cecita.jpg
Location Camigliatello, Province of Cosenza, Calabria
Coordinates 39°22′59″N 16°31′12″E / 39.383°N 16.52°E / 39.383; 16.52Coordinates: 39°22′59″N 16°31′12″E / 39.383°N 16.52°E / 39.383; 16.52
Type Artificial
Catchment area 154.5 km2
Basin countries Italy
Max. length 7.5 km
Surface area 12.6 km²
Water volume 108 hm3
Surface elevation 1143 m

Cecita Lake is a lake at Camigliatello, Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy.

It was created when a 55-metre-high hydro-electric dam was built in 1951.

Water is also used to irrigate surrounding fields which are largely used to grow potatoes.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Italian Wikipedia.