Lake Bütgenbach

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Lake Bütgenbach is an artificial lake created by the damming of the Warche river in 1932. It is located in East Belgium near the village of Bütgenbach in Ardennes (High Fens), Belgium. The lake is not far from the border of Germany.

Lake Bütgenbach
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Lake Bütgenbach
Lake Bütgenbach is located in Belgium
Lake Bütgenbach
Lake Bütgenbach
LocationGerman-speaking Community of BelgiumEast Belgium
Coordinates50°25′39″N 06°13′40″E / 50.42750°N 6.22778°E / 50.42750; 6.22778Coordinates: 50°25′39″N 06°13′40″E / 50.42750°N 6.22778°E / 50.42750; 6.22778
TypeFreshwater artificial lake
Basin countriesBelgium
Max. length3 km (1.9 mi)
Max. width0.5 km (0.31 mi)
Surface area1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Surface elevation550 m (1,800 ft)

It is a popular tourist attraction, with water sports, including kayaking and windsurfing.