Lake Biograd

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Lake Biograd
Biogradsko jezero (2).JPG
Location Kolašin, northern Montenegro
Coordinates 42°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
Type glacial lake
Primary inflows Biograd river
Primary outflows Jezerstica
Basin countries Montenegro
Max. length 870 m (2,850 ft)
Max. width 261 m (856 ft)
Surface area 228,500 m2 (2,460,000 sq ft)
Average depth 4.5 m (15 ft)
Max. depth 12.1 m (40 ft)
Surface elevation 1,094 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.