MAJOR LAKES OF INDIA

September 19, 2016
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  • Largest fresh water lakes India : Wular Lake, Jammu and Kashmir (Length: 16 km)
  • Largest artificial lake in India : Bhojtal or Upper lake, Madhya Pradesh (Length: 31.5 km)
  • Largest saline water lake in India :  Chilika Lake, Odisha (Length : 64.3 km)
  • Highest Lake in India : Cholamu Lake or Tso Lhamo lake, Sikkim (Altitude : 5,330 m)

 

Other state-wise lakes :

 

State

Lakes

Andhra Pradesh Kolleru Lake, Pulicat Lake
Assam Deepor Beel, Chandubi Lake, Haflong Lake, Son Beel
Bihar Kanwar Lake
Gujarat Hamirsar Lake, Kankaria Lake, Nal Sarovar, Narayan Sarovar, Thol Lake, Vastrapur Lake, Lakhota Lake, Sursagar Lake
Himachal Pradesh Brighu Lake, Dashir Lake, Dhankar Lake, Kareri (Kumarwah) lake, Khajjiar Lake, Macchial Lake, Maharana Pratap Sagar, Manimahesh Lake, Suraj Taal, Chandra Taal
Haryana Badkhal Lake, Brahma Sarovar, Karna Lake, Sannihit Sarovar, Surajkund Lake, Tilyar Lake, Blue Bird Lake
Jammu and Kashmir Dal Lake, Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri, Wular Lake, Manasbal Lake, Mansar Lake, Sheshnag Lake
Karnataka Bellandur Lake, Ulsoor Lake, Sankey Lake, Hebbal Lake, Lalbagh Lake, Agara Lake, Pampa Sarovar
Kerala Ashtamudi Lake, Maanaanchira Lake, Padinjare chira Lake, Paravur Kayal, Punnamada Lake (Vembanad lake), Shasthamkotta lake, Vadakkechira, Vellayani Lake
Madhya Pradesh Upper Lake, Lower Lake
Uttar Pradesh Moti Jheel, Kanpur
Maharashtra Gorewada Lake, Lonar Lake, Pashan Lake, Powai Lake, Rankala Lake, Shivajisagar lake, Talao Pali Lake, Upvan Lake, Venna Lake
Meghalaya Umiam Lake
Manipur Loktak Lake
Mizoram Palak Dil Lake, Tam Dil Lake
Odisha Chilka Lake, Anshupa Lake, Kanjia lake
Punjab Kanjli Wetland, Harike Wetland, Ropar Wetland
Rajasthan Dhebar Lake, Kaylana Lake, Nakki Lake, Pachpadra Lake, Pushkar Lake, Ana Sagar Lake, Rajsamand Lake, Sambhar Salt Lake, Ramgarh Lake, Siliserhlake, Alwar, Man Sagar lake, Lake Salusagar, Dudh Talai, Fateh Sagar Lake, Pichola lake, Rangsagar lake, Swaroopsagar lake
Sikkim Gurudongmar Lake, Khecheopalri Lake, Lake Tsongmo, Lake Cholamu
Telangana Hussain Sagar, Osman Sagar, Himayat Sagar, Shamirpet Lake, Mir Alam Tank, Durgam Cheruvu (Secret Lake), Saroornagar Lake, Alwal Cheruvu Lake
Tamil Nadu Berijam Lake, Chembarambakkam Lake, Kodaikanal Lake, Ooty Lake, Red Hills Lake (Puzhal lake), Singanallur Lake, Sholavaram Lake, Veeranam Lake
Uttar Pradesh Ramgarh Taal Lake, Keetham Lake, Belasagar Lake, Barua Sagar Tal, Sheikha Jheel
Uttarakhand Bhimtal Lake, Dodital, Nainital Lake, Naukuchiatal, Sat Tal
West Bengal Rabindra Sarobar (Dhakuria Lake), Senchal Lake, East Calcutta Wetlands, Santragachhi Lake

 

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