Gruža Lake

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Gruža Lake
Location Central Serbia
Coordinates 43°55′34″N 20°40′42″E / 43.9261°N 20.6783°E / 43.9261; 20.6783Coordinates: 43°55′34″N 20°40′42″E / 43.9261°N 20.6783°E / 43.9261; 20.6783
Lake type Reservoir
Primary inflows Gruža river, Boračka river
Primary outflows Gruža river
Catchment area West Morava
Basin countries Serbia
Max. length 10 km (6.2 mi)
Max. width 2.8 km (1.7 mi)
Surface area 9.19 km2 (3.55 sq mi)
Average depth 6.5 m (21 ft)
Max. depth 35 m (115 ft)
Water volume 64,500,000 km3 (15,500,000 cu mi)
Shore length1 42 km (26 mi)
Surface elevation 273 m (896 ft)
Settlements Gruža, Knić, Kragujevac
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Gruža Lake (Serbian: Гружанско језеро / Gružansko jezero), is an artificial lake located southwest of the Knić, Serbia. The lake was created in 1983 as a water reservoir for the city of Kragujevac and the surrounding settlements.[1][2] The lake covers an area of approximately 9.19 km2, making it the largest body of water in Central Serbia.


  1. ^ Srbija za tebe - Gružansko jezero (in Serbian)
  2. ^ Gružansko jezero (in Serbian)