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View of the lake, seen from Nyddalen
Location Førde (Sogn og Fjordane)
Coordinates 61°25′N 6°06′E / 61.417°N 6.100°E / 61.417; 6.100Coordinates: 61°25′N 6°06′E / 61.417°N 6.100°E / 61.417; 6.100
Primary inflows Skorpaelva river and Nyddalselva river
Primary outflows Åsvatnet lake
Basin countries Norway
Surface area 3.33 km2 (1.29 sq mi)
Shore length1 16.78 km (10.43 mi)
Surface elevation 131 m (430 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Holsavatnet is a lake which lies in the municipality of Førde in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The lake is located about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) east of the town of Førde and about 9.5 kilometres (5.9 mi) east of the village of Bruland. The village of Holsen lies at the eastern end of the lake. The European route E39 highway passes 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of the lake. The lake eventually flows into the river Jølstra.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Holsaelva" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-08-06.