Lake Siutghiol

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Siutghiol
Lake Siutghiol.jpg
Lake Siutghiol
LocationNorthern Dobruja
Coordinates44°14′47″N 28°36′00″E / 44.24639°N 28.60000°E / 44.24639; 28.60000Coordinates: 44°14′47″N 28°36′00″E / 44.24639°N 28.60000°E / 44.24639; 28.60000
Basin countriesRomania
Surface area20 km2 (7.7 sq mi)
Max. depth18 m (59 ft)

Siutghiol (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈsjut.ɡjol]) is a lagoon in Northern Dobruja, Romania. It extends over 20 km² and has a maximum depth of 18 m.

Etymology[edit]

The name of the lake comes from the Turkish Sütgöl, meaning "the milk lake".