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Lake Snagov

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Primary inflows  4 inner sources
Basin countries  Romania
Max. width  600 m (2,000 ft)
Surface elevation  120 m
Length  16 km
Outflow location  Ialomița
Primary outflows  Ialomita river
Max. length  16 km (9.9 mi)
Surface area  5.75 km (2.22 sq mi)
Area  5.75 km²
Mean depth  5 m
Cities  Snagov
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Snagov (Romanian: Lacul Snagov) is a lake in Snagov commune, about 25–30 km north of Bucharest, Romania. It has a surface of only 5.75 km², but due to its elongated shape it stretches for about 12 km, northeast to southwest.

Map of Lacul Snagov, Romania

Lake Snagov as well as the nearby Snagov forest is a protected natural area.

  • "Snagov Lake" (Aria Naturala Protejata Lacul Snagov - ANPLS) has about 150 hectares in size and protect about 20 species.
  • "Snagov Forrest" (Aria Naturala Protejata Lacul Snagov - ANPLS) has about 10 hectares. For both of them is required further help and assistance to preserve the biodiversity (over 20 protected species).
  • Snagov monastery is situated on an islet near the lake's northeastern end, just across Snagov Stadium.


    Lake Snagov Wikipedia

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