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Location Sveio (Hordaland) and Haugesund (Rogaland)
Coordinates 59°29′46″N 5°22′12″E / 59.4961°N 5.3699°E / 59.4961; 5.3699Coordinates: 59°29′46″N 5°22′12″E / 59.4961°N 5.3699°E / 59.4961; 5.3699
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
Max. width 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Surface area 7.56 km2 (2.92 sq mi)
Shore length1 44.52 kilometres (27.66 mi)
Surface elevation 10 metres (33 ft)
Settlements Sveio
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Vigdarvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Sveio in Hordaland county, Norway. A small arm off the main lake juts to the south and runs along the municipal-county border between Sveio in Hordaland county and the town of Haugesund in Rogaland county.[1] The 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) long lake forms a U-shape. It is fed by the nearby lake Stakkastadvatnet to the south, and it empties into the Ålfjorden, a small fjord arm off the main Hardangerfjorden. The village of Sveio lies on the northwestern shore of the lake.

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  1. ^ "Vigdarvatnet, Sveio (Hordaland)" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2015-03-06.