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Major Lakes in India | List of State Wise Lakes in India – Civil Services Preparation

Major Lakes in India | List of State Wise Lakes in India – Civil Services Preparation

 

Largest fresh water lakes in Asia & India – Wular Lake, kashmir
Largest artificial lake in Asia – Upper lake, Madhya Pradesh
Largest saline water lake in india – chika lake, orissa
Longest lake in India – Vembanad,kerala
Highest Lake in india – Cholamu Lake,Sikkim

 

Lakes can be broadly divided into two: –

(i) Natural Lakes

(ii) Artificial Lakes

 

 

List of Famous/Major/Important Natural & Artificial 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

 

 

Facts Related to Lakes

 

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

 

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