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Selbusjø is located in Trøndelag
Location of the lake
Selbusjø is located in Norway
Selbusjø (Norway)
Selbusjøen lies southeast of the city of Trondheim
LocationSelbu and Trondheim, Trøndelag
Coordinates63°13′52″N 10°56′54″E / 63.2312°N 10.9484°E / 63.2312; 10.9484Coordinates: 63°13′52″N 10°56′54″E / 63.2312°N 10.9484°E / 63.2312; 10.9484
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length30 kilometres (19 mi)
Max. width4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Surface area58.26 km2 (22.49 sq mi)
Max. depth206 metres (676 ft)
Water volume4.03 cubic kilometres (0.97 cu mi)
Shore length1110.81 kilometres (68.85 mi)
Surface elevation157 metres (515 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.
Selbusjøen (Selbu lake)

Selbusjø or Selbusjøen is the 17th largest lake in Norway. It is located in Trøndelag county, primarily in the municipality of Selbu, although the western end of it lies in the neighboring municipality of Trondheim. The 58.26-square-kilometre (22.49 sq mi) lake is the largest lake in the southern part of Trøndelag county. Selbusjø is part of the Nea-Nidelv watershed, with the Nea River flowing into it on the eastern end and the Nidelva River flowing out the western end. The deepest part of the lake reaches 206 metres (676 ft) below the surface. The villages of Selbustrand, Fossan, Tømra, Trøa, Innbygda, Mebonden, Vikvarvet, and Sjøbygda lie around the lake.[1]

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  1. ^ Haugen, Morten, ed. (2017-11-29). "Selbusjøen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-03-11.