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Lago Arancio (Italian for "orange tree lake" ) is a lake in the Province of Agrigento, Sicily, Italy. The reservoir is located on the territory of the municipalities of Sambuca di Sicilia, Santa Margherita di Belice and Sciacca.

Lago Arancio
LocationProvince of Agrigento, Sicily
Coordinates37°38′05″N 13°03′45″E / 37.6346°N 13.0624°E / 37.6346; 13.0624Coordinates: 37°38′05″N 13°03′45″E / 37.6346°N 13.0624°E / 37.6346; 13.0624
Primary outflowsCarboj
Basin countriesItaly
Max. length2.82 km (1.75 mi)
Max. width1.09 km (0.68 mi)
Water volume32,000,000 m3 (1.1×109 cu ft)

The ruins of the Fortino di Mazzallakkar are located near the lake, and are sometimes partially submerged by its waters.[1]


  1. ^ "Fortino di Mazzallakkar". Virtual Sicily (in Italian). Retrieved 10 September 2015.