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LocationTysfjord, Nordland
Gällivare, Norrbotten
Coordinates68°02′38″N 16°58′08″E / 68.0440°N 16.9688°E / 68.0440; 16.9688Coordinates: 68°02′38″N 16°58′08″E / 68.0440°N 16.9688°E / 68.0440; 16.9688
Basin countriesNorway and Sweden
Max. length8 kilometres (5.0 mi)
Max. width1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Surface area6.08 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
(5.47 km² in Norway)
Shore length125.33 kilometres (15.74 mi)
Surface elevation686 metres (2,251 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Båvrojávrre is a lake that lies on the border between Norway and Sweden. Most of the 6.08-square-kilometre (2.35 sq mi) lake lies in Norway in the municipality of Tysfjord in Nordland county. Only 0.61 square kilometres (0.24 sq mi) of the lake lies in Sweden in Gällivare Municipality in Norrbotten County. The lake Baugevatnet lies just to the north. The ending -jávrre is the Lule Sami word for lake.[1]

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  1. ^ "Båvrojávrre" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-05-11.