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Snagov lake at dusk
|Location||Snagov, Ilfov County, Romania|
|Primary inflows||4 inner sources|
|Primary outflows||Ialomita river|
|Max. length||16 km (9.9 mi)|
|Max. width||600 m (2,000 ft)|
|Surface area||5.75 km2 (2.22 sq mi)|
|Average depth||5 m (16 ft)|
|Max. depth||11 m (36 ft)|
|Shore length1||32 km (20 mi)|
|Surface elevation||120 m (390 ft)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Snagov (Romanian: Lacul Snagov) is a lake in Snagov commune, about 25–30 km north of Bucharest, Romania. It has a surface of only 5.75 km², but due to its elongated shape it stretches for about 12 km, northeast to southwest.
Lake Snagov as well as the nearby Snagov forest is a protected natural area.
- "Snagov Lake"[permanent dead link] (Aria Naturala Protejata Lacul Snagov - ANPLS) has about 150 hectares in size and protect about 20 species.
- "Snagov Forest"[permanent dead link] (Aria Naturala Protejata Lacul Snagov - ANPLS) has about 10 hectares. For both of them is required further help and assistance to preserve the biodiversity (over 20 protected species).
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