Kolbäcksån

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Kolbäcksån
River
Semlakraftstation.JPG
Country Sweden
Mouth Mälaren
 - coordinates 59°30′30″N 16°15′30″E / 59.50833°N 16.25833°E / 59.50833; 16.25833Coordinates: 59°30′30″N 16°15′30″E / 59.50833°N 16.25833°E / 59.50833; 16.25833
Length 180 km (112 mi) [1]
Basin 3,100 km2 (1,197 sq mi) [1]
Discharge
 - average 27 m3/s (953 cu ft/s) [1]
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Kolbäcksån flows from Lake Väsman at Ludvika towards Kolbäck and lake Mälaren.

Kolbäcksån is a river located in Bergslagen in the middle of Sweden. It is about 180 kilometres long, arises in the province Dalarna and flows through the province of Västmanland into the Mälaren. The river drains an area of approximately 3,100 km2 and has an average discharge of 27 m3/s. The city of Fagersta lies on the river and the Strömsholm Canal follows the river about 100 kilometres.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kolbäcksån". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 14 July 2010.  (subscription required)