Lake

Lake

A lake is a large body of water surrounded by land. The majority of lakes on Earth are fresh water lakes while few are saline water lakes.

Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. It is located along the borders of United States and Canada. And, Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake in the world by volume. It is located in Siberia, Russia.

The Caspian Sea is also considered a lake as well as a full-fledged sea. It is saline water lake, and is the world’s largest lake (Much larger than the Lake Superior and the Lake Baikal, but it is a saline water lake). Following is the list of world’s famous lakes.

LakeLocation
Lake BaikalRussia
It is the largest freshwater lake in the world by volume.
Caspian SeaAzerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
It is the largest lake in the world. And, also the largest saline water lake.
Lake ConstanceAustria, Germany and Switzerland
Lake MichiganUnited States
Pangong TsoChina and India
Lake Saiful MulukPakistan
Seven Rila LakesBulgaria
Lake SuperiorCanada and United States
It is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area.
Lake VictoriaKenya, Tanzania and Uganda
It is Africa's largest lake.