Meiktila Lake

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Lake Meiktila
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Coordinates 20°52′N 95°51′E / 20.867°N 95.850°E / 20.867; 95.850Coordinates: 20°52′N 95°51′E / 20.867°N 95.850°E / 20.867; 95.850
Type reservoir
Basin countries Burma
Max. length 7 mi (11 km)
Surface area 3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2)
Sections/sub-basins north lake, south lake

Lake Meiktila (Burmese: မိတ္ထီလာကန် [meɪʔtʰìlà kàɴ]) is a lake located near Meiktila, Myanmar (Burma). It is 7 miles (11 km) long, averages half a mile across, and covers an area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2). Mone-Dai dam supplies water to the lake. It is divided into two parts, north lake and south lake. It is divided by a bridge across the lake.

The lake is an artificial irrigation and water reservoir, 7 miles (11 km) long, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) wide.[1] Mondai dam supplies water to the lake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meiktila, Burma". 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Archived from the original on 2008-07-23. Retrieved 2008-12-07.