Lakes and Ponds

In lakes and rivers, there are a total of 52 species of fresh water fishes in Sweden. Most observers however, will not see many of these because they are rare.

Largest Lakes of Sweden by area
1. Vänern 5648 km²
2. Vättern 1893 km²
3. Mälaren 1140 km²
4. Hjälmaren 484 km²
5. Storsjön 464 km²
6. Siljan with Orsasjön 354 km²
7. Torne träsk 330 km²
8. Hornavan 220–283 km²
9. Uddjaure 190–250 km²
10. Bolmen 184 km²

Deepest lakes

Hornavan - 228 meters
Torneträsk - 168 m
Vojmsjön - 145 m
Stor-Blåsjön - 144 m
Stor-Rensjön - 140 m
Virihaure - 138 m
Kallsjön - 134 m
Vastenjaure - 134 m
Siljan - 134 m
Kultsjön - 130 m

 

 

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