Lake Rusałka

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Lake Rusałka
Jezioro Rusalka Poznan.jpg
View from northern shore
Location Poznań
Coordinates 52°25′36″N 16°52′43″E / 52.42667°N 16.87861°E / 52.42667; 16.87861Coordinates: 52°25′36″N 16°52′43″E / 52.42667°N 16.87861°E / 52.42667; 16.87861
Type artificial lake
Primary inflows Bogdanka
Primary outflows Bogdanka
Basin countries Poland
Surface area 36.7 ha (91 acres)
Max. depth 9 m (30 ft)
Settlements Poznań

Lake Rusałka is an artificial lake in Poznań, Poland with an area of 367,000 square metres. It was formed in 1943 as a result of the damming of the Bogdanka River. In 1940 thousands of people were executed in the forests surrounding the lake.

See also: Rusałka