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Lake Neusiedl is the second largest steppe lake in Central Europe, straddling the Austrian–Hungarian border. The lake covers 320 sq km, of which 240 sq km is on the Austrian side and 80 sq m on the Hungarian side. The lake's drainage basin has an area of about 1.120 sq km. From north to south, the lake is about 36 km long, and it is between 6 km and 12 km wide from east to west. On average, the lake's surface is 115,5 m above the Adriatic Sea and the lake is no more than 1,8 m deep.



Panorama Neusiedl

Characteristics of lake Neusiedl


  • coordinates: 47°38'N, 16°47'E

  • surface elevation: 115,5 m a.s.l.

  • max depth: 1,8 m

  • mean depth: 1,2 m

  • area: 320 sq km

  • volume: 0,37 cu km



This project is implemented through the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the ERDF
Central Europe - Cooperating For Success European Regional Development Found
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