Major Lakes in India

Lakes are valuable source of water and very important part of nature and is important to man. 

For your upcoming exams it is very important topic. You may get similar question from this topic. 

List of Lakes in India is an important static GK topic for UPSC, MBA, SSC and other government exams. You can expect at least 1-2 questions from lakes in India in any competitive exams. The list of lakes in India down below consist of only important state wise lakes in India.

 

Name of States

Name of Lakes

Andhra Pradesh

Pulicat Lake
Kolleru Lake

Assam

Chandubi Lake
Son Beel
Saron Beel

Bihar

Kanwar Lake

Chandigarh

Sukhna Lake

Gujarat

Hamirsar Lake
Kankaria
Nal Sarovar
Narayan Sarovar
Sardar Sarovar Dam
Thol Lake
Vastrapur Lake

Haryana

Badkhal Lake
Blue Bird Lake
Brahma Sarovar
Damdama Lake
Karna Lake
Sannihit Sarovar
Surajkund
Tilyar Lake

Jammu and Kashmir

Anchar Lake
Dal Lake
Manasbal Lake
Mansar Lake
Pangong Tso
Sheshnag Lake
Tso Moriri
Wular Lake

Karnataka

Agara Lake
Bellandur Lake
Hebbal Lake
Lalbagh Lake
Madiwala Lake
Puttenahalli Lake
Ulsoor Lake
Karanji lake
Kukkarahalli lake
Lingambudhi Lake
Sulekere
Honnamana Kere
Pampa Sarovar

Kerala

Ashtamudi Lake
Kuttanad Lake
Maanaanchira, Kozhikode
Padinjarechira, Thrissur city
Paravur Kayal
Punnamada Lake
Shasthamkotta lake
Vadakkechira, Thrissur city
Vanchikulam, Thrissur
Vellayani Lake
Vembanad Lake

Madhya Pradesh

Bhojtal
Lower Lake, Bhopal
Tawa Reservoir

Maharashtra

Gorewada Lake
Khindsi Lake
Lonar Lake
Pashan
Powai Lake
Rankala Lake
Salim Ali Lake
Shivasagar lake
Talao Pali
Upvan Lake
Venna Lake

Manipur

Loktak Lake

Meghalaya

Umiam Lake

Mizoram

Palak dïl
Tam Dil

Odisha

Anshupa Lake
Chilka Lake
Kanjia Lake

Puducherry

Bahour Lake
Oustery Lake
Velrampet Lake
Punjab[edit]
Harike Wetland
Kanjli Wetland
Ropar Wetland

Rajasthan

Ana Sagar Lake
Balsamand lake
Dhebar Lake
Jaisamand Lake, Alwar
Jal Mahal, Man Sagar lake
Kaylana Lake, Kolayat
Kaylana Lake
Lake Foy Sagar
Loonkaransar
Nakki Lake
Pachpadra Lake
Pushkar Lake, Pushkar
Rajsamand Lake
Ramgarh Lake
Sambhar Salt Lake
Talwara Lake
Ummed Sagar Bandh
Fateh Sagar Lake
Lake Jaisamand
Pichola lake
Lake Badi

Sikkim

Gurudongmar Lake
Khecheopalri Lake
Lake Cholamu
Lake Tsongmo

Tamil Nadu

Berijam Lake
Chembarambakkam Lake
Kaliveli Lake
Kodaikanal Lake
Ooty Lake
Perumal Eri
Red Hills Lake
Sholavaram Lake
Singanallur Lake
Veeranam Lake

Telangana

Bhadrakali Lake
Durgam Cheruvu
Himayat Sagar
Hussain Sagar
Laknavaram Lake
Mir Alam Tank
Osman Sagar
Pakhal Lake
Saroornagar Lake
Shamirpet Lake
Waddepally Lake

Uttar Pradesh

Barua Sagar Tal
Belasagar Lake
Keetham Lake
Ramgarh Tal Lake

Uttarakhand

Skeleton Lake (Roopkund Lake)

West Bengal

East Calcutta Wetlands
Jore Pokhri
Mirik Lake
Rabindra Sarobar
Rasikbil
Santragachhi Lake
Senchal Lake

Below are some of the Facts Related to Lakes in India:

  • Kolleru Lake, Andhrapradesh is the largest lake in India.
  • Wular lake, Jammu-Kashmir is the largest freshwater lake in India. 
  • Sambhar Lake, Rajasthan is the largest inland salt lake in India.
  • Bhimtal Lake, Uttarakhand is the C-shaped lake in India. 
  • Nainital Lake, Uttarakhand is the Kidney shaped or crescent shaped lake in India.


Below are some of the Facts Related to Lakes around the world:

Fact

Name 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 worldCaspian Sea, bounded by Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan,
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 lakesFinland

Popular Topics

Trending Now
Types of Dance Form in IndiaPresidents and Prime Ministers of India
World Presidents and Prime MinistersIndia's State Capitals and Chief Minister
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in IndiaList of First in India
Superlatives of India Bharat Ratna Award Winners
Famous Palaces in IndiaIndia's World Ranking in Development
Top Crops Production States in IndiaSpace Centers in India
List of Waterfalls in IndiaNational Parks in India
List of Museums in IndiaPopular Temples in India
Jnanpith Award WinnersBrand Ambassadors of Popular Company's
Indian Military Exercises with Other Countries Indian Banks Headquarter and Tagline
Important Indian OrganizationList of Government Schemes in India
Union Territory of IndiaPopular Missiles of India
List of Religions in the WorldChief Justices of India
National Symbol of IndiaIndian Railway Headquarters and Division
Rural Banks in IndiaList of Ports in India
National and International Airports in IndiaPopular Lakes in India
Superlatives of WorldFamous Sports Personalities in India
Famous Indian Cities NicknamePopular International Boundary
Indian Ambassadors in Foreign CountriesThermal and Hydro Power Station in India
Major Airlines in the WorldNickname of Famous Personalities
State Symbols of IndiaPopular Cites Nickname
Famous Cricket Stadiums in the WorldReputed Indian Sports Award Recipients
CEO's / Chairman of Indian BanksReligious Movements of India
Indian Political PartiesTiger Reserves in India
Important Indian History DatesPopular Indian History Battles and Wars
Foreign Banks in IndiaList of World "Father of the Nation"
List of Booker Prize WinnersLIC AAO (Assistant Administrative Officer)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

One thought on “Major Lakes in India

  • August 20, 2018 at 9:39 pm
    Permalink

    Glad to be one of the visitors on this inspiring site.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *