Lake Gileppe

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Lake Gileppe
Coordinates 50°35′08″N 05°59′24″E / 50.58556°N 5.99000°E / 50.58556; 5.99000Coordinates: 50°35′08″N 05°59′24″E / 50.58556°N 5.99000°E / 50.58556; 5.99000
Type Freshwater artificial lake
Basin countries Belgium
Max. length 2.5 km
Max. width 1 km
Surface area 1.3 km²
Water volume 26,400,000 m³
Surface elevation 361 m
Islands 0
Settlements Verviers

Lake Gileppe is located in east of Belgium near the town of Verviers. It is not far from High Fens. The Gileppe Dam (on the Gileppe river) was built in 1867. There is a 78 m high panoramic tower with a restaurant on the top to look at the lake and the landscape. The water volume is 26,400,000 m³ and the area is 1,3 km².