Rautavesi (Sastamala)

Rautavesi is a medium-sized lake in Finland. It is located in the municipality of Sastamala in the Pirkanmaa region in western Finland. Its main inflow is the lake Kulovesi in the east and it drains into the lake Liekovesi through the Vammaskoski rapids in the west. Lake Liekovesi, in its turn drains into the Kokemäenjoki river.

Rautavesi-Liekovesi
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Rautavesi-Liekovesi is located in Finland
Rautavesi-Liekovesi
Rautavesi-Liekovesi
LocationSastamala
Coordinates61°23′N 23°01′E / 61.383°N 23.017°E / 61.383; 23.017Coordinates: 61°23′N 23°01′E / 61.383°N 23.017°E / 61.383; 23.017
Lake typeNatural
Catchment areaKokemäenjoki
Basin countriesFinland
Surface area30.28 km2 (11.69 sq mi)
Average depth4.96 m (16.3 ft)
Max. depth26.32 m (86.4 ft)
Water volume0.15 km3 (0.036 cu mi)
Shore length1111.94 km (69.56 mi)
Surface elevation57.5 m (189 ft)
FrozenDecember–April
IslandsSalonsaari, Kutalansaari
SettlementsVammala
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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