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Because of the ample sunshine, and the shallowness, it is one of the hottest lakes of Europe: the temperature of the water in summer rises from 26° to 28° C.
Lake type: steppe lake
Max length: 10.8 km
Max width: 3.3 km
Surface area: 26 km²
Average depth: 1.60 m
Shore length: 28.5 km
Shore length is imprecise to measure which can not be standardised for this article.
Lake Velence is the third largest lake in Hungary.
It is a famous holiday resort among Hungarians.
Located in Fejér county, on the motorway between Budapest and Székesfehérvár, at the feet of Velence Mountains.
Flora and fauna
The lake is home to a bird reserve.
Settlements along the shore
For a more information about Lake Velence see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page was retrieved and condensed from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Velence) see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, March 2007.
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This information was correct in March 2007. E. & O.E.
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