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Poyang Lake, China

lakePoyang Lake
countryChina
surface area2,399 km2
maximum depth25 m
average depth7 m
lake typeNatural
length170 km
width17 km
catchment area162,422 km2
altitude10 m
volume17 km3
inflows5 Rivers, primarily the Gan and Xiu
shore length1,257 km
residence time32 days
frozenNever freezes
average discharge5,986 m3 / sec.