Ladon Lake

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The Ladon Lake (Greek: Τεχνητή Λίμνη Λάδωνα Techniti Limni Ladona) or the Ladon Reservoir is an artificial lake in the upper part of the river Ladon, in the northwestern part of Arcadia, Greece. The 50 m high dam was built in 1955. The reservoir is situated in a sparsely populated, mountainous area. It is completely in the municipality Gortynia, municipal units Kleitor, Kontovazaina and Tropaia.

Ladon Lake
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Location of Ladon Lake in Greece.
Location of Ladon Lake in Greece.
Ladon Lake
LocationArcadia, Greece
Coordinates37°46′N 22°01′E / 37.76°N 22.01°E / 37.76; 22.01Coordinates: 37°46′N 22°01′E / 37.76°N 22.01°E / 37.76; 22.01
Typeartificial lake
Native nameΤ. Λίμνη Λάδωνα (Greek)
Primary inflowsLadon (river)
Primary outflowsLadon (river)
Basin countriesGreece
Max. length8 km (5.0 mi)
Max. width0.6 km (0.37 mi)
Surface area4 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Water volume0.046 km3 (37,000 acre⋅ft)
SettlementsKleitor, Kontovazaina, Tropaia

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