|Max. length||25 km (16 mi)|
|Max. width||2.5 km (1.6 mi)|
|Surface area||53 km2 (20 sq mi)|
|Max. depth||112 m (367 ft)|
|Surface elevation||20 m (66 ft)|
Lagarfljót (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈlaːɣarˌfljouːt]) also called Fljótið [ˈfljouːtɪθ] is a lake situated in the east of Iceland near Egilsstaðir. Its surface measures 53 square kilometres (20 sq mi) and it is 25 kilometres (16 mi) long; its greatest width is 2.5 km (1.6 mi) and its greatest depth 112 m (367 ft). The River Lagarfljót flows through this lake. The 27 MW Lagarfossvirkjun hydropower station is located at its lower end.
The biggest forest in Iceland, Hallormsstaðaskógur is found near the lake as well as a waterfall, Hengifoss. Hengifoss, at 128 m (420 ft), is one of the tallest waterfalls in the country. Below it is another waterfall called Litlanesfoss.
- "Lagarfossvirkjun". orkusalan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2017-12-04. <! 65.506942, -14.364486 -->