List of largest lakes in the World - PDF Download

List of largest lakes in the World - PDF Download

There are countless lakes in the world and on the basis of salinity there are two types of lakes, freshwater lake, and saline water lake. Lakes are stable of water on the land surface which is surrounded by land on all sides. Some of the lakes have greater depth. It can be of varying size. In this post, we are going to know the important largest lakes in the World and their locations. Let's take a look at the list of the important largest lakes in the World and their locations.

This list of the important largest lakes in the World will helpful for those Who want to grow their knowledge power and also those who are preparing for competitive exams such as UPSC, SSC railways IBPS SBI, and various types of state exams in India.

List of largest lakes in the World

1. Caspian Lake, Kazakhstan Turkmenistan

The Caspian lake is the world's largest inland body of water, The Caspian lake is located in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan and it has saline water. The sea has a surface area of 371,000  sq. Km, length - 1,199 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters - 1,025. 

2. Superior Lake, USA-Canada

The Superior lake is the largest freshwater lake by surface area and the largest Great Lakes of North America, The Superior lake is located in USA-Canada and it has freshwater. The sea has a surface area of 82,414  sq. Km, length - 616 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters - 406. 

3. Victoria Lake, Tanzania-Uganda 

The Victoria lake is one of the African Great Lakes and the world's ninth-largest continental lake,  The Victoria sea is located in Tanzania-Uganda and it has freshwater. The sea has a surface area of 69,484  sq. Km, length - 322  Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters - 84. 

4. Aral Lake, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan

The Aral lake is one of the African Great Lakes and the world's ninth-largest continental lake,  The Aral sea is located in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. The sea has a surface area of 66,457 sq. Km, length - 428 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters - 68. 

5. Huron Lake, USA-Canada 

The Huron lake is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, The Huron lake is located in USA-Canada and The lake has very icy. The sea has a surface area of 59,596 sq. Km, length - 397  Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -229. 

6. Michigan Lake, USA 

The Michigan lake is one of the Great Lakes of North America, The Michigan lake is located in the USA and the lake has very icy. The sea has a surface area of 58,016 sq. Km, length - 517  Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -281. 

7. Tanganyika Lake, Tanzania-Zaire 

The Tanganyika lake is the second-oldest freshwater lake in the world, The Tanganyika lake is located in Tanzania-Zaire and the lake has fresh water. The sea has a surface area of 32,893 sq. Km, length - 676  Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -1,435. 

8. Baikal Lake, Russian - Federation

The Baikal lake is located in the Russian - Federation and the lake is a continental rift lake. The sea has a surface area of 31,500 sq. Km, length - 636 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -1,637. 

9. Great Bear Lake, Canada

The Great Bear Lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 31,800 sq. Km, length - 337 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -446. 

10. Nyasa, Malawi-Mozambique Tanzania

The Nyasa lake is located in Malawi-Mozambique Tanzania and the lake is Rift lake. The sea has a surface area of 30,044 sq. Km, length - 579 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -760. 

11. Great slave Lake, Canada

The Great slave lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 28,930 sq. Km, length - 480 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -614. 

12. Erie Lake, USA-Canada 

The Erie lake is located in USA-Canada. The sea has a surface area of 25,719 sq. Km, length - 388 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -64. 

13. Winnipeg Lake, Canada

The Winnipeg lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 23,553 sq. Km, length - 425 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -36. 

14. Ontario Lake, USA-Canada 

The Ontario lake is located in USA-Canada. The sea has a surface area of 19,477 sq. Km, length - 311 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -237. 

15. Balkash Lake, Kazakhstan 

The Balkash lake is located in Kazakhstan. The sea has a surface area of 18,428 sq. Km, length - 605 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -27. 

16. Ladoga Lake, Indiana USA

The Balkash lake is located in Indiana USA. The sea has a surface area of 18,130 Sq. Km, length - 200 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -225. 

17. Titicaca Lake, Bolivia-Peru

The Titicaca lake is located in Bolivia-Peru. The sea has a surface area of 8,135 sq. Km, length - 177 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -177. 

18. Nicaragua Lake, Nicaragua

The Nicaragua lake is located in Nicaragua. The sea has a surface area of 8,001 sq. Km, length - 177 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -70. 

19. Athabaska Lake, Canada 

The Athabaska lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 7,920 sq. Km, length - 335 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -124. 

20. Reindeer Lake, Canada

The Reindeer lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 6,330 sq. Km, length - 245 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -245. 

21. Eyre Lake, Shout Australia

The Eyre lake is located in Shout Australia. The sea has a surface area of 6,216 sq. Km, length - 209 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -Varies. 

22. Urmia Lake, Iran 

The Urmia lake is located in Iran. The sea has a surface area of 6,001 sq. Km, length - 130 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -15. 

23. Vanern Lake, Sweden

The Vanern lake is located in Sweden. The sea has a surface area of 5,545 sq. Km, length - 140 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -98. 

24. Winnipegosis Lake, Canada 

The Winnipegosis lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 5,403 sq. Km, length - 245 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -18. 

25. Nipigon Lake, Canada

The Nipigon lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 4,843 sq. Km, length - 116 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -165. 

26. Manitoba Lake, Canada

The Manitoba lake is located in Canada. The sea has a surface area of 4,706 sq. Km, length - 116 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -7.

27. Great Salt Lake, USA 

The Great Salt Lake is located in the USA. The sea has a surface area of 4,662 sq. Km, length - 121 Sq. Km, Maximum depth in meters -5/8.

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