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List of Important Lakes in India | Static GK – Sarkarpoint

List of Important lakes in India – The lakes in India serves all the irrigation necessity and drinking purposes. Hindus worship waterbodies as a goddess. Apart from its usage, this list of important lakes in India is important for individuals preparing for competitive examinations.

List of Important Lakes in India

Name of the Lake Location Description 
Kolleru Lake Andhra Pradesh One of the largest freshwater lake in India
Sambhar Lake Rajasthan The largest inland saltwater lake
Pushkar Lake Rajasthan A sacred lake of Hindus
Wular Lake Jammu & Kashmir The largest freshwater lake in India
Pulicat Lake Andhra Pradesh Second largest brackish – water lake or lagoon in India.
Loktak Lake Manipur The largest freshwater lake in North -East India
Sasthamcotta Lake Kerala The largest freshwater lake in Kerala
Vembanad Lake Kerala The longest lake in India
Chilka Lake Odisha Largest Brackish water lagoon in India and second largest in the world
Dal Lake Jammu Kashmir Asia’s largest Tulip garden is on the banks of Dal Lake.
Nalsarover Lake Gujarat The largest wetland bird  sanctuary
Tsomgo Lake Sikkim A glacial lake
Bhimtal Lake Uttarakhand The ‘C’ shaped lake
Barapani Lake Meghalaya The first Hydel Power project plant
Nainital Lake Uttarakhand A natural freshwater lake
Periyar Lake Kerala
Hussain Sagar Lake Telangana A monolithic Buddha statue on the ‘Rock of Gibraltar’ installed at the center of the lake
Salim Ali Lake Maharashtra
Kanwar Lake Bihar Asia’s largest freshwater oxbow lake
Nakki Lake Rajasthan Ancient sacred lake
Bjojtal Lake Madhya Pradesh Largest artificial lake in Asia
Surajkund Lake Haryana Ancient artifical reservoir
Ulsoor lake Karnataka One of the biggest lake in Bangalore
Pichola Lake Rajasthan Artificial freshwater lake
Pangong lake Jammu & Kashmir Saltwater lake

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