List of lakes


List of lakes

This list of major or noteworthy lakes is sorted alphabetically by continent. Once a main article exists for a country, that link will replace the list here for reasons of order and article organization.

For rank-order lists, see List of lakes by area, List of lakes by depth, List of lakes by volume.

Africa

International Lakes in Africa

* Lake Albert (Mobuto-Sese-Seko)
* Lake Chad
* Lake Edward
* Lake Kariba
* Lake Kivu
* Lake Mweru
* Lake Nasser (Lake Nubia in Sudan)
* Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi)
* Lake Tanganyika
* Lake Victoria shared between Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

"See also: Great Lakes of Africa, Rift Valley lakes"

Botswana

*Lake Ngami

Cameroon

* Lake Fitri
* Lake Monoun
* Lake Nyos

Chad

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

* Lake Mai-Ndombe (Lake Leopold II)
* Lake Tshangalele
* Lake Tumba

Egypt

Ethiopia

* Lake Abaya
* Lake Chew Bahir (Lake Stefanie)
* Lake T'ana
* Lake Shalla
* Lake Hashenge
* Lake Awassa
* Chamo and Abaya Lakes
* Lake Langano
* Lake Abyata
* Zuqala Lake
* Zway Lake

Ghana

* Lake Volta

Kenya

*Lake Baringo
*Lake Bogoria
*Lake Elmenteita
*Lake Logipi
*Lake Magadi
*Lake Naivasha
*Lake Nakuru
*Lake Turkana (Lake Rudolf or Rudolph)
*Lake Victoria (shared with Tanzania and Uganda)

Malawi

* Lake Chilwa

Mozambique

* Cabora Bassa Lake

Nigeria

* Kainji Lake

Rwanda

South Africa

Sudan

* Roseires Reservoir
* Lake Nubia (southern reaches of Lake Nasser)

Tanzania

Uganda

Zambia

* Lake Mweru Wantipa
* Lake Bangweulu

Antarctica

* Lake Vida
* Lake Vostok

Asia

International Lakes in Asia

Armenia

* Lake Sevan
* Lake Lessing

Cambodia

* Tonlé Sap Lake

China

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Iran

* Gav-Khouny Lake
* Jazmourian Lake
* salt lake
* Urmi Lake

Iraq

* Lake Habbaniyah (Hawr al Habbaniyah)
* Lake Milh (Bahr al Milh)
* Lake Tharthar (Buhayrat ath Tharthar)

Israel

* Lake Agmon
* Lake Tiberias

Japan

Kazakhstan

* Lake Alakol
* Lake Balkhash
* Chagan Lake
* Kaindy Lake
* Lake Balkhash
* Lake Sasykkol
* Lake Tengiz
* Lake Zaysan

North Korea and South Korea

Kyrgyzstan

* Lake Issyk Kul
* Lake Jassyk Kul

Mongolia

Pakistan

Philippines

* Laguna de Bay
* Lake Taal
* Lake Lanao

Singapore

Syria

* Buhayrat al Asad

Taiwan

* Chengcing Lake
* Sun Moon Lake

Vietnam

Europe

"See also: List of largest lakes of Europe"

International Lakes in Europe

* Lake Constance (Austria, Germany, Switzerland; Bodensee)
* Lake Dojran (Republic of Macedonia and Greece)
* Lake Geneva (France, Switzerland; Lac Léman or Lac de Genève)
* Lake Lugano (Switzerland, Italy)
* Lake Maggiore (Switzerland, Italy; Lago Maggiore)
* Lake Neusiedl (Neusiedler See)/Fertő (Austria, Hungary)
* Lake Ohrid (Albania, Republic of Macedonia)
* Lake Peipus (Estonia, Russia)
* Lake Great Prespa (Albania, Republic of Macedonia, Greece)
* Lake Small Prespa (Albania, Greece)
* Lake Skadar (Montenegro, Albania)
* Lake Vistytis (Lithuania, Russia)

Albania

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

* Lake Varna

Cyprus

* Larnaca Salt Lake
* Limassol Salt Lake

Czech Republic

Estonia

Finland

France


= Georgia =

Germany

Greece

Hungary

* Lake Balaton
* Lake Tisza
* Lake Velencei
* Lake Hévíz
* Lake Vadkert

Iceland


=Republic of Ireland=

Italy

Latvia

* Lake Burtnieks

Lithuania

Montenegro

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Slovenia

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

North America

International lakes in North America

* Lake Champlain in Quebec, Canada and New York, Vermont in the USA
* Lake Erie in Ontario, Canada and Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania in the USA
* Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada and Michigan in the USA
* Lake Memphramagog a 40-mile long glacial lake that extends from Vermont into Canada
* Lake Ontario in Ontario, Canada and New York in the USA
* Lake St Clair in Ontario, Canada and Michigan in the USA
* Lake Superior in Ontario, Canada and Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin in the USA
* Lake of the Woods in Minnesota, USA; Manitoba, Ontario, Canada
* Rainy Lake in Minnesota, USA; Ontario, Canada
* Waterton Lake in Alberta, Canada; Montana, USA

"See also: North American Great Lakes"

Canada

Mexico

United States

Central America and The Caribbean

Guatemala

*Lake Atitlán
*Lake Izabal
*Lake Petén Itzá
*Lake Amatitlán
*Laguna Chicabal

El Salvador

*Lake Coatepeque

Honduras

*Represa El Cajón
*Lake Yojoa

Nicaragua

*Apanás Lake
*Lake Nicaragua (Lake Cocibolca)
*Lake Managua

Panama

*Bayano Lake
*Gatun Lake
*Madden Lake

Puerto Rico

outh America

Lakes with unclear status

* Lake Viedma (undefined border near the Southern Patagonian Ice Field between Chile and Argentina)

International Lakes in South America

* Lake Titicaca (in Peru and Bolivia)
* Buenos Aires/General Carrera Lake (in Chile and Argentina)
* O'Higgins/San Martín Lake (in Chile and Argentina)
* Pueyrredón/Cochrane Lake (in Chile and Argentina)
* Cami/Fagnano Lake (in Chile and Argentina)
* Palena/General Vintter Lake (in Chile and Argentina)

Argentina

Bolivia

* Laguna de San Luis
* Laguna Rogagua
* Laguna Verde
* Poopó Lake
* Uru Uru Lake

Brazil

*Guarapiranga
*Lake Paranoá
*Mundaú Lake
*Represa de Sobradinho (man-made)

Chile

Suriname

*W.J. van Blommestein Meer

Venezuela

*Embalse de Guri (man-made)
*Lake Maracaibo (sometimes considered a sea)
*Lake Valencia

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

Papua New Guinea

* Szaga Lake
* Chambri Lake

Former lakes

* Ballivián Lake
* Lake Agassiz
* Lake Hula
* Lop Nur
* Owens Lake
* Tulare Lake

"See also: List of prehistoric lakes"

Fictional lakes

* Lake Evendim
* Lake Mithrim
* Lake Wobegon

ee also

*List of lakes by area
*List of lakes by depth
*List of lakes by volume
*List of lakes named after people
*List of reference tables


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