Langvatnet (Tysfjord)

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Langvatnet  (Norwegian)
Tjoaddnejávrre  (Lule Sami)
Čoadnejávri (historic)
Langvatnet is located in Nordland
Langvatnet
Langvatnet
Location of the lake
Langvatnet is located in Norway
Langvatnet
Langvatnet
Langvatnet (Norway)
LocationTysfjord, Nordland
Jokkmokk, Norrbotten
Coordinates67°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 countriesNorway and Sweden
Max. length6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi)
Max. width1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Surface area5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
(5.45 km² in Norway)
Shore length128.26 kilometres (17.56 mi)
Surface elevation727 metres (2,385 ft)
ReferencesNVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Langvatnet (Norwegian) or Tjoaddnejávrre  (Lule Sami) is a lake that lies on the border between Norway and Sweden. Almost all of the lake is located in Tysfjord Municipality 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 village of Kjøpsvik in Tysfjord.[1]

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  1. ^ "Langvatnet" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2012-05-11.