Langvatnet (Tysfjord)

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Location Tysfjord, Nordland
Jokkmokk, Norrbotten
Coordinates 67°55′24″N 16°37′55″E / 67.9233°N 16.6319°E / 67.9233; 16.6319Coordinates: 67°55′24″N 16°37′55″E / 67.9233°N 16.6319°E / 67.9233; 16.6319
Basin countries Norway and Sweden
Max. length 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi)
Max. width 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Surface area 5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
(5.45 km² in Norway)
Shore length1 28.26 kilometres (17.56 mi)
Surface elevation 727 metres (2,385 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Langvatnet (Lule Sami: Tjoaddnejávrre) is a lake that lies on the border between Norway and Sweden. Almost all of the lake is located in the municipality of Tysfjord in Nordland county, Norway with a very small part of the lake in Jokkmokk Municipality in Norrbotten County, Sweden. The 5.46-square-kilometre (2.11 sq mi) lake is located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of the municipal centre, Kjøpsvik.[1]

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  1. ^ "Langvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-05-11.