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
Jammu and Kashmir
Ana Sagar Lake
Barua Sagar Tal
Skeleton Lake (Roopkund Lake)
East Calcutta Wetlands
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:
Name of the Lake
|Deepest lake in the world||Baikal (fresh water) in Russia|
|Largest fresh water lake||Lake Superior, between Canada and the USA|
|Largest lake in the world||Caspian Sea, bounded by Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan,|
Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan
|Saltiest lake in the world||Dead Sea bounded by Israel, Jordan and West Bank|
|Lowest lake in the world||Dead Sea between Israel and Jordan|
|Largest lake in India||Sambhar lake in Rajasthan|
|Largest fresh-water lake in India||Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh|
|Largest coastal lagoon in India||Chilka lake in Orissa|
|Sriharikota island is located in||Pulicat lake in Andhra Pradesh|
|Country known as land of thousand lakes||Finland|