Lake Öreg

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Lake Öreg
Öreg-tó (Old Lake) 01 Tata.JPG
Location Tata, Hungary
Coordinates 47°38′24″N 18°19′45″E / 47.64000°N 18.32917°E / 47.64000; 18.32917Coordinates: 47°38′24″N 18°19′45″E / 47.64000°N 18.32917°E / 47.64000; 18.32917
Primary inflows Által brook
Primary outflows Által brook
Basin countries Hungary
Surface area 2.69 km2 (1.04 sq mi)
Max. depth 5 m (16 ft)
Surface elevation 129 m (423 ft)

Lake Öreg (meaning "old lake") (Hungarian: Öreg-tó) is a lake near Tata, Hungary.


The lake is situated in the middle of the town of Tata. Adjoining the South-east quarter of the lake is a wooded area. It is fed by the Által-brook (Hungarian: Által-ér) from the south-east, which then leaves it in a Northerly direction through the town until it eventually reaches the Danube.[citation needed]

On the lake's shores lie Tata Castle and the Esterházy Palace.


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