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List of largest lakes of the World

A Lake is a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land. Some of these lakes are formed by glaciers coercion or intimidation into the ground and some are created when river valleys are blocked by dams. Here, we are giving the list of the largest lakes of the World that will help the readers for enhancing general knowledge.
Jul 5, 2017 17:39 IST

A Lake is a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land. Some of these lakes are formed by glaciers coercion or intimidation into the ground and some are created when river valleys are blocked by dams. Here, we are giving the list of the largest lakes of the World that will help the readers for enhancing general knowledge.

Lakes

1. Caspian Sea

Location: Azerbaijan-Russia-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran

Area: 394,299 Sq. Km   

Length: 1,199 km

Maximum Depth: 946 m

2. Superior

Location: U.S.-Canada

Area: 82,414 Sq. Km

Length: 616    km

Maximum Depth: 406 m

3. Victoria

Location: Tanzania-Uganda

Area: 69,485 Sq. Km

Length: 322   km

Maximum Depth: 82 m

4. Huron

Location: U.S.-Canada

Area: 59,596 Sq. Km

Length: 397   km

Maximum Depth: 229 m

5. Michigan

Location: U.S.

Area: 58,016 Sq. Km

Length: 517   km

Maximum Depth: 281 m       

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6. Aral

Location: Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan

Area: 33,800 Sq. Km

Length:  428 km 

Maximum Depth: 68 m

7. Tanganyika

Location: Tanzania-Congo

Area:  32,893 Sq. Km

Length:  676 km 

Maximum Depth: 1,435 m

8. Baikal

Location: Russia

Area: 31,500 Sq. Km

Length:  636 km 

Maximum Depth: 1,741 m

9. Great Bear

Location: Canada

Area:  31,080 Sq. Km

Length:   373 km

Maximum Depth:  82 m                  

10. Nyasa

Location: Malawi-Mozambique-Tanzania

Area: 30,044 Sq. Km

Length:   579 km

Maximum Depth: 706 m       

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11. Great Slave

Location: Canada

Area: 28,930 Sq. Km

Length: 480 km  

Maximum Depth: 614 m

12. Chad

Location: Chad-Niger-Nigeria

Area:  25,760 Sq. Km    

Maximum Depth:  7 m 

13. Erie

Location: U.S.-Canada

Area: 25,719 Sq. Km

Length: 388 km  

Maximum Depth: 64 m

14. Winnipeg

Location: Canada

Area: 23,553 Sq. Km

Length: 425 km  

Maximum Depth:  62 m                  

15. Ontario

Location: U.S-Canada

Area: 19,477 Sq. Km

Length: 311 km  

Maximum Depth: 237 m

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16. Balkhash

Location: Kazakhstan

Area: 18,428 Sq. Km

Length: 605 km  

Maximum Depth: 27 m

17. Ladoga

Location: Russia

Area: 18,130 Sq. Km

Length: 200 km  

Maximum Depth: 225 m                 

18. Onega

Location: Russia

Area: 9,891 Sq. Km

Length: 248 km  

Maximum Depth: 110 m

19. Titicaca

Location: Bolivia-Peru

Area:  8,135 Sq. Km

Length: 177 km  

Maximum Depth: 370 m

20. Nicaragua

Location: Nicaragua

Area:  8,001 Sq. Km

Length:  177 km 

Maximum Depth:  70 m

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21. Athabaska

Location: Canada

Area: 7,920 Sq. Km

Length:  335 km 

Maximum Depth: 124 m

22. Rudolf

Location: Kenya

Area: 6,405 Sq. Km

Length: 248   km

23. Reindeer

Location: Canada

Area: 6,330 Sq. Km

Length: 245   km

24. Eyre

Location: South Australia

Area:  6,216 Sq. Km

Length:   209 km

25. Issyk-Kul

Location: Kyrgyzstan

Area:  6,200 Sq. Km

Length:   182 km

Maximum Depth: 700 m

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26. Urmia

Location: Iran

Area: 6,001 Sq. Km

Length:   130 km

Maximum Depth: 15 m

27. Torrens

Location: South Australia

Area:  5,698 Sq. Km

Length:    209 km

28. Vanern

Location: Sweden

Area: 5,545 Sq. Km

Length:   140 km

Maximum Depth:  98 m

29. Winnipegosis

Location: Canada

Area:  5,403 Sq. Km

Length:   245 km

Maximum Depth:  18 m

30. Mobutu Sese Seko

Location: Uganda

Area:  5,299 Sq. Km

Length:   161 km

Maximum Depth:  55 m

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31. Nettilling

Location: Baffin Island, Canada

Area:  5,051 Sq. Km

Length:   113 km

32. Nipigon

Location: Canada

Area:  4,843 Sq. Km

Length:   116 km

33. Manitoba

Location: Canada

Area: 4,706 Sq. Km

Length:  225 km 

Maximum Depth: 7 m

34. Great Salt

Location: U.S.

Area:  4,662 Sq. Km

Length:   121 km

Maximum Depth: 5–8 m                 

35. Kioga

Location: Uganda

Area:  4,403 Sq. Km

Length:   80 km  

Maximum Depth:  9 m

In the above list of the largest lakes of the world contains the location, area, length and the maximum depth of the lakes for general awareness.

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