Lake Lysimachia

Lysimachia (Greek: Λυσιμαχία) is a lake in Aetolia-Acarnania, western Greece. Its area is 13.2 km², its depth is around 9 m. It is fed by the small river Ermitsa, and by a canal that connects the lake with the larger Lake Trichonida to its east. Its outflow is the river Dimikos, which drains into the river Acheloos. The city of Agrinio lies 6 km to the northeast.

Lake Lysimachia
Lysimachia Lake, Etoloakarnania, Greece - View upon the lake with the city of Agrinio in the background.jpg
Location of Lake Lysimachia in Greece.
Location of Lake Lysimachia in Greece.
Lake Lysimachia
LocationAetolia-Acarnania
Coordinates38°33′40″N 21°22′10″E / 38.56111°N 21.36944°E / 38.56111; 21.36944Coordinates: 38°33′40″N 21°22′10″E / 38.56111°N 21.36944°E / 38.56111; 21.36944
TypeNatural Lake
Native nameΛίμνη Λυσιμαχία  (Greek)
Primary inflowsErmitsa, canal from Lake Trichonida
Primary outflowsDimikos
Basin countriesGreece
Max. length5.5 km (3.4 mi)
Max. width2.5 km (1.6 mi)
Surface area13.2 km2 (5.1 sq mi)
Max. depth9 m (30 ft)
SettlementsAgrinio
Lakes Lysimachia and Trichonida from the air

ReferencesEdit

  • The first version of the article is translated from the article at the Greek Wikipedia (Main page)