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Location Kautokeino, Finnmark
Coordinates 69°37′43″N 23°46′42″E / 69.6287°N 23.7784°E / 69.6287; 23.7784Coordinates: 69°37′43″N 23°46′42″E / 69.6287°N 23.7784°E / 69.6287; 23.7784
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 11 kilometres (6.8 mi)
Max. width 900 metres (3,000 ft)
Surface area 5.39 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Shore length1 23.84 kilometres (14.81 mi)
Surface elevation 250 metres (820 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Virdnejávri is a lake in the municipality of Kautokeino-Guovdageaidnu in Finnmark county, Norway. The 5.39-square-kilometre (2.08 sq mi) lake is a man-made lake on the river Kautokeinoelva. The dam at the northern end is part of the Alta Hydroelectric Power Station.[1]

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  1. ^ "Virdnejávri" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-04-02.