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Røldalsvatnet, 2011 August.jpg
View of the lake
LocationOdda, Hordaland
Coordinates59°48′27″N 6°46′53″E / 59.8075°N 6.7813°E / 59.8075; 6.7813Coordinates: 59°48′27″N 6°46′53″E / 59.8075°N 6.7813°E / 59.8075; 6.7813
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length8.8 kilometres (5.5 mi)
Max. width1.3 kilometres (0.81 mi)
Surface area6.99 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Shore length120.64 kilometres (12.83 mi)
Surface elevation380 metres (1,250 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Røldalsvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The 6.99-square-kilometre (2.70 sq mi) lake is located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of the town of Odda. The village of Røldal is located at the northern tip of the lake and the village of Botnen is located at the southern end. The European route E134 highway runs along the northern end of the lake, and the Norwegian National Road 13 runs along the western shore of the lake.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Røldalsvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2014-06-13.