Lakes in Asia

29 Lakes in Asia. Lakes on this page are displayed on the map.

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

Lake Akan (Akan-ko), probably the most famous Japanese lake, is found in the North-Eastern part of Hokkaido Island, in a caldera-type volcanic crater which is guarded by 2 volcanic ... 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

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

Sarez LakeTajikistan

Sarez Lake is located deep in the inaccessible Pamir Mountains, in the Rushon district of the Gorno-Badakhshan Province in Central Tajikistan. It is Tajikistan’s largest ... Read more

The saline Qinghai Lake, the largest lake located entirely in China, is located between the Hainan and Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefectures in the country’s North-Eastern ... Read more

Lake KhankaChina,Russia

Lake Khanka is the largest freshwater lake in the Far East of Russia, with 72% of it located in Russia, while the remaining 28% belongs to China. It is also the largest lake in ... Read more

Lake Shikotsu is the second deepest lake in Japan after Lake Tazawa, and the 8th largest in the country by surface area. It is located in Chitose, on the island of Hokkaido, and it ... Read more

Uvs LakeMongolia,Russia

Uvs Lake is the largest lake in Mongolia by surface area, and also the largest saline lake in the country. The lake area is one of the most important biodiversity poles in ... Read more

Karakul LakeTajikistan

Karakul Lake, also known as Lake Siob, is located in the Pamir Mountains in the Tajik National Park of Tajikistan, in one of the most beautiful and remote areas in the World. It is ... Read more

Lake Mashu is an endorheic crater lake located in Akan National Park on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. It is mostly known for its exceptional clarity, and is often referred to as ... Read more

Lake ZaysanKazakhstan

Lake Zaysan is a freshwater lake in eastern Kazakhstan. It is located in a hollow between the Altai Mountains to the northeast and the Tarbagatay Mountains to the southwest. ... Read more

Lake SevanArmenia

Lake Sevan is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in the world, and the largest lake in Armenia and the Transcaucasus Region. The basin of the lake makes up 1/6th of ... Read more

Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater lake in Japan, located northeast from the former capital city of Kyoto, in Shiga Prefecture. Hydrology and ... Read more