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Location Narvik, Nordland;
Gällivare, Norrbotten
Coordinates 68°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
Basin countries Norway; Sweden
Max. length 3 kilometres (1.9 mi)
Max. width 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Surface area 3.63 km2 (1.40 sq mi)
(3.5 km² in Norway)
Shore length1 8.92 kilometres (5.54 mi)
Surface elevation 616 metres (2,021 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Tjårdavatnet or Kjårdavatnet (Northern Sami: Čoađgejávri) is a lake that is located on the border of Norway and Sweden. The Norwegian side lies in the municipality of Narvik 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.