Langvatnet (Sørfold)

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Langvatnet / Guhkesjávrre
Location Sørfold, Nordland
Coordinates 67°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 countries Norway
Max. length 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
Max. width 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Surface area 13.97 km2 (5.39 sq mi)
Shore length1 32.55 kilometres (20.23 mi)
Surface elevation 622 metres (2,041 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Langvatnet (Lule Sami: Guhkesjávrre) 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. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Langvatnet – innsjø i Sørfold" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-11.