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Røldalsvatnet, 2011 August.jpg
View of the lake
Location Odda, Hordaland
Coordinates 59°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 countries Norway
Max. length 8.8 kilometres (5.5 mi)
Max. width 1.3 kilometres (0.81 mi)
Surface area 6.99 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Shore length1 20.64 kilometres (12.83 mi)
Surface elevation 380 metres (1,250 ft)
References NVE
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.