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View from the Viljandi castle ruins.
|Primary inflows||Valuoja, Köstri stream|
|Max. length||4.33 km (2.69 mi)|
|Max. width||435 m (1,427 ft)|
|Surface area||1.58 km2 (0.61 sq mi)|
|Max. depth||11 m (36 ft)|
|Surface elevation||42.35 m (138.9 ft)|
Lake Viljandi (Estonian: Viljandi järv; 1.55 km²) is a lake in Viljandi County, Estonia. The lake lies in the deep primeval valley of Viljandi, depth 11 m, length 4.6 km, width 450 m. The Uueveski and Valuoja streams and a number of springs flow into the lake. In the south-western part of the lake the Raudna River flows out. The main fish in the lake are bream, roach, perch and pike. The lake and its shores make up the Viljandi landscape protection area.
The Grand Race around Lake Viljandi is held annually.
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