Lake Fegen close to the village Fegen

Fegen (Swedish pronunciation: [ˇfeːɡɛn])[1] is a lake and nature reserve in Sweden. The lake has a surface area of 24 km2 and a maximum depth of 38 meters. The lake is situated in the traditional provinces (landskap in Swedish) Halland, Småland and Västergötland. Their boundaries meet approximately in the middle of the lake.

The village Fegen is located on the south side of the lake, the village Sandvik on the northeast side.

Nature reserveEdit

The nature reserve Fegen covers an area of 9.7 km2, partly lake, islands and surrounding land. The nature reserve was established in 1980.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 7.
  2. ^ Halland County Council: Fegen(in Swedish)

Coordinates: 57°11′N 13°9′E / 57.183°N 13.150°E / 57.183; 13.150