Lake Singkarak

Lake Singkarak located in two districts in West Sumatra province, Indonesia, the District of Solok and Tanah Datar.
This lake has an area of ​​107.8 km ² and is the 2nd largest lake on the island of Sumatra. This lake is upstream Ombilin Trunk. However sebahagian lake water is channeled through a tunnel through the Bukit Barisan to Batang Anai to drive generators Hydroelectric Singkarak [1] near Lubuk Alung, Padang Pariaman district.

Lake Singkarak located in the geographical coordinates of 0, 36 degrees south latitude (LS) and 100.3 east longitude (BT) with a height of 363.5 meters above sea level (masl). Singkarak water surface area reaches 11,200 hectares with a maximum length of 20 kilometers and 6.5 kilometers wide and a depth of 268 meters. This lake has a water catchment areas along the 1076 kilometers with rainfall up to 252 melimeter 82 per month.