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Location Tysfjord, Nordland
Gällivare, Norrbotten
Coordinates 68°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 countries Norway and Sweden
Max. length 8 kilometres (5.0 mi)
Max. width 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Surface area 6.08 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
(5.47 km² in Norway)
Shore length1 25.33 kilometres (15.74 mi)
Surface elevation 686 metres (2,251 ft)
References NVE
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.