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Top 10 Largest Lakes in the World

Top 10 Largest Lake in the World – The Caspian Sea remains as World’s largest lake an area of 389,000 sq. km. Here, you can check the list of the top 10 largest lakes in the world. The length and depth of the lake are 1,199 km and 1,025 m respectively.

List of Largest Lakes in the World

Here, you can check out the list of Top 10 Largest Lake in the world:

S.No.Lake NameCountries with shorelineArea (in sq. km)Length (in km)Max. depth (in m)Volume (in cube km)
1.Caspian SeaKazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran389,0001,199 km1,02578,200
2.Superior LakeCanada, United States82,10061640612,070
3.Victoria LakeTanzania, Uganda, Kenya59,940322812,420
4.Huron LakeCanada United States59,5903322293,520
5.Michigan LakeUnited States58,0304942824,930
6.Tanganyika LakeTanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Zambia32,9006761,47018,750
7.Baikal LakeRussia31,7226361,64223,610
8.Great Bear LakeCanada31,1533734462,234
9.Malawi LakeMalawi, Mozambique29,6005797068,640
10.Great Slave LakeCanada27,2004806141,115

1. Largest Lake in the World, Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea is the World’s biggest lake. It shares some characteristics with a sea, including salinity and holds an ocean basin below sea level.

Area389,000 sq. km (150,000 sq. mi)
Length1,119 km (745 sq. mi)
Depth1,025 m (3,363 sq. mi)
Volume78,200 cu. km (18,800 cu mi)
LocationEastern Europe, West Asia and Central Asia

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