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LocationVästerbotten County, Sweden and Nordland county, Norway
Coordinates66°09′07″N 14°34′25″E / 66.15194°N 14.57361°E / 66.15194; 14.57361Coordinates: 66°09′07″N 14°34′25″E / 66.15194°N 14.57361°E / 66.15194; 14.57361
Basin countriesSweden, Norway
Surface area52.49 km2 (20.27 sq mi)
(3.17 km2 or 1.22 sq mi are in Norway)
Shore length1129.11 km (80.23 mi)
Surface elevation525 m (1,722 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Överuman or Uman (Norwegian: Umbukta) is a lake on the border between Norway and Sweden. Most of the lake is located in Storuman Municipality in Västerbotten County (southern Swedish Lapland), Sweden. A minor part is located in Rana Municipality in Nordland County, Norway. The European route E12 highway runs along the eastern side of the lake. The lake lies just southeast of the large lake Storakersvatnet.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Umbukta" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-15.