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LocationUllensvang, Hordaland
Coordinates60°03′53″N 7°11′33″E / 60.0647°N 7.1926°E / 60.0647; 7.1926Coordinates: 60°03′53″N 7°11′33″E / 60.0647°N 7.1926°E / 60.0647; 7.1926
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length5.3 kilometres (3.3 mi)
Max. width2.2 kilometres (1.4 mi)
Surface area5.05 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Shore length118.62 kilometres (11.57 mi)
Surface elevation1,167 metres (3,829 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Kvennsjøen is a lake in the municipality of Ullensvang in Hordaland county, Norway. The 5.05-square-kilometre (1.95 sq mi) lake lies on the Hardangervidda plateau, inside the Hardangervidda National Park. The alpine lake is located 35 kilometres (22 mi) straight east of the town of Odda and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of the village of Eidfjord. There are 500 lakes in Ullensvang municipality and this one is the largest of all of them.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Kvennsjøen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-06-04.