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Varna Lake, Bulgaria

lakeVarna Lake
surface area16 km2
maximum depth19 m
average depth9 m
lake typeNatural lake
catchment area2,449 km2
volume0.15 km3
inflowsDevnya and Provadiyska
outflowsBlack Sea
shore length33 km
mixing typeDimictic
residence time124 days
average discharge14 m3 / sec.

Varna Lake Information and Facts

Varna Lake is a dimictic natural lake that covers a surface area of 16 km2 (6 mi2), has an average depth of 9 meters (31 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 19 meters (63 feet). Varna Lake boasts a total water volume of 0.15 km3 (119,175 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 33 kilometers (21 miles). The lake drains a whatershed that covers 2,449 km2 (946 mi2) and has a residence time of 124 days (0.34 years). Its main inflows are Devnya and Provadiyska, and the lake is drained by Black Sea.