Lake Wohlen

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Lake Wohlen
Wohlensee mit Kappelenbruecke.JPG
near Berne
Location Canton of Berne
Coordinates 46°58′06″N 7°17′04″E / 46.96833°N 7.28444°E / 46.96833; 7.28444Coordinates: 46°58′06″N 7°17′04″E / 46.96833°N 7.28444°E / 46.96833; 7.28444
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Aare
Primary outflows Aare
Catchment area 3,202 km2 (1,236 sq mi)
Basin countries Switzerland
Max. length 8 km (5.0 mi)
Max. width 700 m (2,300 ft)
Surface area 3.65 km2 (1.41 sq mi)
Max. depth 20 m (66 ft)
Water volume 25 million cubic metres (20,000 acre·ft)
Residence time 2.1 days
Surface elevation 481 m (1,578 ft)
Islands Island in Lake Wohlen (islet)
Settlements Wohlen bei Bern

Lake Wohlen (German: Wohlensee) is a reservoir in the Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Its surface is approximately 3.65 km² and its maximum depth is 20 m. It lies between the towns of Bremgarten bei Bern and Mühleberg. Lake Wohlen was completed in 1920.

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