Lago di Lentini

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Lago di Lentini
Lago di Lentini.JPG
LocationProvince of Syracuse, Sicily
Coordinates37°19′23″N 14°57′00″E / 37.323°N 14.95°E / 37.323; 14.95Coordinates: 37°19′23″N 14°57′00″E / 37.323°N 14.95°E / 37.323; 14.95
TypeArtificial
Primary inflowstorrente Trigona
Primary outflowsfiume San Leonardo
Basin countriesItaly
Surface area12 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Water volume0.127 km3 (0.030 cu mi)
Shore length120 km (12 mi)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lago di Lentini is a lake in the Province of Siracusa, Sicily, Italy. It is the largest lake on the Island[1] and is named after Lanfranco Lentini, a distinguished knight, who was head of the family. In 813 AD, he bravely defended his home city, which was thus named in his honor along with the lake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colt Hoare, Sir Richard (1819). A classical tour through Italy and Sicily. p. 425.