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This article is about the lake in Norway. For the Italian composer of the Renaissance, see Cipriano de Rore.
Location Grimstad, Arendal (Aust-Agder)
Coordinates 58°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 inflows Syndle lake
Primary outflows Nidelva river
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 8 km (5.0 mi)
Max. width 2.5 km (1.6 mi)
Surface area 7.76 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Shore length1 38.34 km (23.82 mi)
Surface elevation 39 m (128 ft)
References NVE
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 Roresanden village. The lake is located about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the city center of Grimstad, near Landvik.[1]

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

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  1. ^ "Rore" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2010-05-18.