Pyhäjärvi (Satakunta)

Pyhäjärvi is a lake in Finland. It is the largest lake in the southwestern Finland and is notable for having relatively few islands. Although the lake is eutrophicated, it is considered a good fishing lake.

Pyhäjärvi
Lake Pyhajarvi, Sakyla.jpg
Sunset
LocationSatakunta, Southwest Finland
Coordinates61°00′N 22°18′E / 61.000°N 22.300°E / 61.000; 22.300Coordinates: 61°00′N 22°18′E / 61.000°N 22.300°E / 61.000; 22.300
Primary inflowsYläneenjoki
Primary outflowsEurajoki
Basin countriesFinland
Max. length30 km (19 mi)
Max. width8 km (5.0 mi)
Surface area155.19 km2 (59.92 sq mi)[1]
Average depth5.4 m (18 ft)
Max. depth26 m (85 ft)
Water volume0.84 km3 (680,000 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation44.9 m (147 ft)[1]
SettlementsEura, Säkylä, Pöytyä
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