Lake Biograd

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Lake Biograd
Biogradsko jezero (2).JPG
LocationKolašin, northern Montenegro
Coordinates42°53′52″N 19°36′2″E / 42.89778°N 19.60056°E / 42.89778; 19.60056Coordinates: 42°53′52″N 19°36′2″E / 42.89778°N 19.60056°E / 42.89778; 19.60056
Typeglacial lake
Primary inflowsBiograd river
Primary outflowsJezerstica
Basin countriesMontenegro
Max. length870 m (2,850 ft)
Max. width261 m (856 ft)
Surface area228,500 m2 (2,460,000 sq ft)
Average depth4.5 m (15 ft)
Max. depth12.1 m (40 ft)
Surface elevation1,094 m (3,589 ft)

Lake Biograd (Montenegrin: Biogradsko jezero, Биоградско језеро) is a lake in Kolašin municipality, in northern Montenegro. It is a glacial lake, located on the Bjelasica Mountain, within Biogradska Gora national park.


Lake Biograd is located in the heart of Biogradska Gora national park, on an altitude of 1,094 m. It is the biggest and most attractive lake of 7 glacial lakes scattered across the national park. It has an area of 228,500 m², and average depth of 4,5 m.

The maximum depth is 12,1 m. The lake is 870 m long and 261 m wide. It is filled by Biograd river, a permanent tributary, and few periodical streams. Its outflow is Jezerstica.