Lakes of India and the World

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Facts to remember on Lakes

Related FactName of the Lake
Deepest lake in the worldBaikal (fresh water) in Russia
Largest fresh water lakeLake Superior, between Canada and the USA
Largest lake in the worldCaspean Sea, bounded by Iran, Russia, Kazhakistan,
Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
Saltiest lake in the worldDead Sea bounded by Israel, Jordan and West Bank
Lowest lake in the worldDead Sea between Israel and Jordan
Largest lake in IndiaSambhar lake in Rajasthan
Largest fresh-water lake in IndiaKolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh
Largest coastal lagoon in IndiaChilka lake in Orissa
Sriharikota island is located inPulicat lake in Andhra Pradesh
Country known as land of thousand lakes - Finland

Lakes in India

Name of the LakeLocation
Kolleru lakeAndhra Pradesh
Pulicat lakeTamilnadu and Andhra Pradesh
Hussain SagarHyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Ulsoor lakeBengaluru, Karnataka
Sambhar lakeRajasthan
Pichola lakeUdaipur in Rajasthan
Dal lakeSrinagar in Jammu and Kashmir
Wular lakeBandipore in Jammu and Kashmir
Pangong lakeLadakh in Jammu and Kashmir
SurajkundFaridabad in Haryana
Rudrasagar lakeWest Tripura, Tripura
Bellandur lakeBengaluru
Cholamu lakeSikkim
Udaipur is known as the Lake City.
Pangong Lake is a transboundary lake. A major portion of the lake lies in Tibet.