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Location Sørfold, Nordland
Coordinates 67°19′34″N 15°39′17″E / 67.3260°N 15.6546°E / 67.3260; 15.6546Coordinates: 67°19′34″N 15°39′17″E / 67.3260°N 15.6546°E / 67.3260; 15.6546
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 5 kilometres (3.1 mi)
Max. width 2 kilometres (1.2 mi)
Surface area 6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Shore length1 13.52 kilometres (8.40 mi)
Surface elevation 5 metres (16 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Straumvatnet is a lake that lies in the municipality of Sørfold in Nordland county, Norway. The lake is located on the southeast side of the village of Straumen. The lake Røyrvatnet lies about 750 metres (2,460 ft) south of this lake. Straumvatnet empties into the Sørfolda fjord.[1]

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  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Straumvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-04-10.