Lakes in Asia

253 Lakes in Asia

Caspian SeaAzerbaijan,Iran,Kazakhstan,Russia,Turkmenistan

The Caspian Sea is, by standard definition, the largest lake on Earth. It is the largest enclosed inland body of water, and thus sometimes referred to as a ... Read more

Lake Baikal is nothing short than a natural wonder. It is the deepest, oldest and largest freshwater lake by volume, containing one fifth of the world’s fresh ... Read more

Aral SeaKazakhstan,Uzbekistan

The Aral Sea is an endorheic lake lying between the Aktobe and Kyzylorda regions of Kazakhstan and the Karakalpakstan autonomous region of Uzbekistan. Once known as the 4th largest ... Read more

Pangong TsoChina,India

Pangong Tso is a oligotrophic natural lake that covers a surface area of 286 km2 (111 mi2), has an average depth of 88 meters (287 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 43 meters ... Read more

Issyk KulKyrgyzstan

Issyk Kul, located in the Eastern part of Kyrgyzstan, is the 10th largest lake in the world by volume, and the second largest salt lake on the planet, after the Caspian Sea. It is ... Read more

Bratsk Reservoir is an artificial lake on the upper part of the Angara River, located in the Irkutsk Oblast of Russia. Geographic Facts The reservoir is ... Read more

Lake BalkhashKazakhstan

Lake Balkhash, the third largest lake in Kazakhstan after the Caspian Sea and the Aral Sea, plays a significant role in preserving and managing the natural and climatic equity in ... Read more

Lake TobaIndonesia

Lake Toba is located in one of Indonesia’s most populous provinces, North Sumatra, in the middle of the northern part of the island of Sumatra, lying at an altitude of 900 ... Read more

Lake MatanoIndonesia

Lake Matano is a tectonic lake in the South Sulawesi. It is the deepest lake in the country and the tenth deepest in the World. Geography and ... Read more

Lake Urmia is a hypersaline lake situated in Iran, close to the border with Turkey. At its full size, it once was the largest lake in the Middle East, but because of a number ... Read more