Rainy Lake

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Rainy Lake (French:lac à la Pluie) is a lake on the border of the United States and Canada. The lake is about 49 miles (79 km) long and 20 miles (32 km) wide, covering about 345 square miles (894 square kilometers). The Rainy River flows from the west side of the lake, and is a source of hydroelectric power for the city of International Falls. Other than electric power generation, Rainy Lake's waters are also a popular boating and fishing spot.