Delsjön

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Delsjön
View of Delsjön through fir trees
Location of lake within Sweden
Location of lake within Sweden
Delsjön
LocationGothenburg
Coordinates57°41′5″N 12°2′45″E / 57.68472°N 12.04583°E / 57.68472; 12.04583Coordinates: 57°41′5″N 12°2′45″E / 57.68472°N 12.04583°E / 57.68472; 12.04583
Basin countriesSweden
Max. length3 km (1.9 mi)
Max. width1.7 km (1.1 mi)
Surface area2 km2 (0.77 sq mi)
Water volume12.1×10^6 m3 (9,800 acre⋅ft)
Sections/sub-basinsStora Delsjön, Lilla Delsjön

Delsjön consist of two coherent lakes, Stora Delsjön and Lilla Delsjön, located in eastern Gothenburg, in the Delsjöområdet nature reserve. They serve as a reservoir for the city, receiving water from the Göta River. At the shore of Stora Delsjön there is a popular beach.


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