Lake Kasumigaura

in Namegata-shi, Japan

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934 Inoue, Namegata-shi, Ibaraki-ken 311-3515, Japan
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N36° 2' 25" E140° 23' 39"   (36.040277777778, 140.39416666667)
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Lake Kasumigaura (霞ヶ浦, Kasumigaura) is the second-largest lake in Japan, located 60 km to the north-east of Tōkyō.
In a narrow sense and officially Lake Kasumigaura refers to a waterbody with an area of 167.63 km2. In a wider sense Lake Kasumigaura can also refer group of contiguous lakes, which includes Lake Kasumigaura proper hereby referred to as Nishiura (西浦), and two smaller lakes, Kitaura (北浦; 35.16 km2) and Sotonasakaura (外浪逆浦; 5.85 km2), and also encompasses the rivers connecting them. In this case the total area is 220 km2.
About 45% of the land surrounding the lake is natural landscape and 43.5% is agricultural land.


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Lake Kasumigaura

Address: 934 Inoue, Namegata-shi, Ibaraki-ken 311-3515, Japan