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Historic: "Rorevatn"
Rore I.jpg
View of the lake
Rore is located in Aust-Agder
Location of the lake
Rore is located in Norway
Rore (Norway)
LocationGrimstad and Arendal
Coordinates58°23′25″N 8°33′21″E / 58.39028°N 8.55583°E / 58.39028; 8.55583Coordinates: 58°23′25″N 8°33′21″E / 58.39028°N 8.55583°E / 58.39028; 8.55583
Primary inflowsSyndle lake
Primary outflowsNidelva river
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length8 kilometres (5.0 mi)
Max. width2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Surface area7.76 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Shore length138 kilometres (24 mi)
Surface elevation39 metres (128 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Rore is a lake in the municipalities of Grimstad and Arendal in Aust-Agder county, Norway. This lake, which is used as a reservoir, lies mostly in Grimstad. There is a public beach area at the southern end of the lake, near the village of Roresand. The lake is located in the Landvik area, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the center of the town of Grimstad.[1][2]

The lake Syndle flows into Rore from the east and Rore is flows out into the river Nidelva at the northern end. The 7.76-square-kilometre (3.00 sq mi) lake has an elevation of 39 metres (128 ft) above sea level.

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  1. ^ "Rore" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  2. ^ Kiær, Anders Nicolai; Helland, Amund; Vibe, Johan; Strøm, Boye (1904). "Øiestad herred". Norges land og folk: Nedenes amt (in Norwegian). Norway: H. Aschehoug & Company. p. 319. Retrieved 2017-11-09.