Lake Siutghiol

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Siutghiol
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Lake Siutghiol
Location Northern Dobruja
Coordinates 44°14′47″N 28°36′00″E / 44.24639°N 28.60000°E / 44.24639; 28.60000Coordinates: 44°14′47″N 28°36′00″E / 44.24639°N 28.60000°E / 44.24639; 28.60000
Basin countries Romania
Surface area 20 km²
Max. depth 18 m

Siutghiol (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈsjut.ɡjol]) is a lagoon in Northern Dobruja, Romania. It extends over 20 km² and has a maximum depth of 18 m.

In winter, up to 90% of its surface may be covered by ice.

Etymology[edit]

The name of the lake comes from the Turkish Sütgöl, meaning "the milk lake".