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Lake Votna Hordaland Norway 3015 6 7 fused.jpg
A view to the lake Votna
LocationOdda, Hordaland
Coordinates59°50′21″N 6°56′22″E / 59.8393°N 6.9395°E / 59.8393; 6.9395Coordinates: 59°50′21″N 6°56′22″E / 59.8393°N 6.9395°E / 59.8393; 6.9395
Basin countriesNorway
Max. length5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi)
Max. width1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi)
Surface area4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Shore length117.51 kilometres (10.88 mi)
Surface elevation1,020 metres (3,350 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Votna is a lake in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county, Norway. The 4.6-square-kilometre (1.8 sq mi) lake lies about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) straight east of the village of Røldal. The European route E134 highway runs along the northern part of the lake. There is a dam on the southwest end of the lake which regulates the level of the lake for purposes of hydroelectric power generation.[1]

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  1. ^ "Votna, Odda (Hordaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2014-06-14.