Kjårdavatnet

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Tjårdavatnet  (Norwegian) Kjårdavatnet  (Norwegian)
Tjårdavatnet is located in Nordland
Tjårdavatnet
Tjårdavatnet
Location of the lake
Tjårdavatnet is located in Norway
Tjårdavatnet
Tjårdavatnet
Tjårdavatnet (Norway)
Tjårdavatnet is located in Sweden
Tjårdavatnet
Tjårdavatnet
Tjårdavatnet (Sweden)
LocationNarvik, Nordland;
Gällivare, Norrbotten
Coordinates68°06′42″N 17°21′49″E / 68.1116°N 17.3635°E / 68.1116; 17.3635Coordinates: 68°06′42″N 17°21′49″E / 68.1116°N 17.3635°E / 68.1116; 17.3635
Native nameČoađgejávri  (Northern Sami)
Basin countriesNorway; Sweden
Max. length3 kilometres (1.9 mi)
Max. width1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Surface area3.63 km2 (1.40 sq mi)
(3.5 km² in Norway)
Shore length18.92 kilometres (5.54 mi)
Surface elevation616 metres (2,021 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Tjårdavatnet or Kjårdavatnet (Norwegian) or Čoađgejávri (Northern Sami) is a lake that is located on the border of Norway and Sweden, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of the village of Elvegård in Norway. The Norwegian side lies in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county and the Swedish side lies in Gällivare Municipality in Norrbotten County. The lake has an area of about 3.63 square kilometres (1.40 sq mi), with 3.5 square kilometres (1.4 sq mi) being in Norway, the tiny remainder is in Sweden.[1]

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  1. ^ "Tjårdavatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-05-25.