Mavrovo lake

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Mavrovo lake

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  location & map Mavrovo lake

elevation / altitude
1,217 meters
5.02 km from main square / Mavrovo
latitude / longitude
41°41′34″N, 20°45′40″E

  about Mavrovo lake

The Mavrovo lake is settled in the Mavrovo valley, between the Bistra, Šar and Vlainica mountain. The Mavrovo lake lies of an attitude of 1,233 meters above the sea level and has length of 10 km and width of 3 km.
The Mavrovo lake covers an area of 13,7 sq km of the Mavrovo national park and it's deepest point is at the flood-gate, 48 meters.
The Mavrovo lake was built to use the waters of the Radika and Mavrovo river, in order of production of electrical power. The Mavrovo lake filled the field of Mavrovo with water. Today there are four villages on the shores: Mavrovo, Mavrovi Anovi, Nikiforovo and Leunovo.
A power plants were built in the Raven, Vrben village in 1959, north of the lake on the river Radika river and another one in Vrutok, built in 1957. This power plant produces by year, 390 millions kWh.

  custodian / administrator

ELEM AD - Skopje
11 Oktomvri, 1000 Skopje
  photos nearby Mavrovo lake