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Location Rana, Nordland
Coordinates 66°18′37″N 15°24′20″E / 66.31028°N 15.40556°E / 66.31028; 15.40556Coordinates: 66°18′37″N 15°24′20″E / 66.31028°N 15.40556°E / 66.31028; 15.40556
Primary outflows Virvasselva
Basin countries Norway
Max. length 3.2 km (2.0 mi)
Max. width 1.5 km (0.93 mi)
Surface area 2.67 km2 (1.03 sq mi)
Shore length1 11.82 km (7.34 mi)
Surface elevation 645 m (2,116 ft)
References NVE
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Virvatnet (Lule Sami: Viresjávrre) is a lake in the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the southeastern corner of the municipality, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Bolna, Rana and less than 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the border with Sweden.[1]

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  1. ^ "Virvatnet" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-12-19.