Langvatnet (Sørfold)

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Langvatnet  (Norwegian)
Guhkesjávrre  (Lule Sami)
Langvatnet is located in Nordland
Location of the lake
Langvatnet is located in Norway
Langvatnet (Norway)
LocationSørfold, Nordland
Coordinates67°31′59″N 16°07′39″E / 67.5331°N 16.1276°E / 67.5331; 16.1276Coordinates: 67°31′59″N 16°07′39″E / 67.5331°N 16.1276°E / 67.5331; 16.1276
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
Max. width2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Surface area13.97 km2 (5.39 sq mi)
Shore length132.55 kilometres (20.23 mi)
Surface elevation622 metres (2,041 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Langvatnet (Norwegian) or Guhkesjávrre (Lule Sami) is a lake that lies in the municipality of Sørfold in Nordland county, Norway. The 13.97-square-kilometre (5.39 sq mi) lake is located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of the village of Straumen, just north of Rago National Park and the border with Sweden.[1]

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  1. ^ Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2016-06-15). "Langvatnet – innsjø i Sørfold". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2019-01-22.