is a lake in Georgia
, located in Javakheti Plateau
and Javakheti Ranges.
Geography and hydrography
Paravani lake is located 2,073 meters above the sea level and has the surface area of 37.5 km² and the catchment area of 234 km². Its maximum and average depths
are 3.3 and 2.2 meters respectively. Water volume of the lake is 91 million cubic meters. The water level is low during October and November and is high during May and June. The lake is frozen during wintertime and the thickness of the ice ranges from 47 to 73 centimeters.
In addition to the small rivers of Shaori, Sabadostskali, Rodionovskis Tskali, the lake gets the water from snow, rain and underground springs.
From the souther part of Paravani lake starts the Paravani river, which connect to Mtkvari to the right. The lake is a popular destination for fishing.
Notes and references
Paravani lake location on the map -