Lake Naplás

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Lake Naplás
Naplas telen.JPG
LocationBudapest, XVII. district
Coordinates47°30′34″N 19°14′47″E / 47.50944°N 19.24639°E / 47.50944; 19.24639Coordinates: 47°30′34″N 19°14′47″E / 47.50944°N 19.24639°E / 47.50944; 19.24639
Primary inflowsSzilas-patak
Primary outflowsSzilas-patak
Basin countriesHungary
Surface area16 hectares (40 acres)
SettlementsBudapest

Lake Naplás (hungarian:Naplás-tó, officially called Szilas-pataki flood control reservoir) is the largest lake of Budapest. The lake is artificial, surrounded by the second largest natural reserve of Budapest, including a moorland and a forest. Rare flora and fauna could be found here, therefore it has been a protected since 1997, it is the natural habitat of the European pond turtle. The lake itself is a fishing lake, but there are hiking and biking trails around it, it can be reached from the city by car or bike, or by the nearby public transportation.[1]

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  1. ^ "Naplás lake - Wikimapia". wikimapia.org. Retrieved 19 June 2017.

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