Largest Lakes

Lake Name Country(s) Location Area in Sq. Miles (sq. km.)
Caspian Sea Iran - Azerbaijan - Russia - Kazakhstan - Turkmenistan Asia 169,000 sq. mi. (438,000 sq. km.)
Superior Canada - United States Great Lakes between Ontario and Michigan 31,820 sq. mi. (82,415 sq. km.)
Victoria Kenya - Tanzania - Uganda Africa 26,828 sq. mi. (69,485 sq. km.)
Huron Canada - United States Great Lakes between Ontario and Michigan 23,010 sq. mi. (59,595 sq. km.)
Michigan United States Great Lakes between Michigan and Wisconsin 22,400 sq. mi. (58,015 sq. km.)
Baikal Russia Siberia 13,200 sq. mi. (34,188 sq. km.)
Tanganyika Zaire - Tanzania Africa 12,700 sq. mi. (32,893 sq. km.)
Great Bear Lake Canada W. Northwest Territories 12,275 sq. mi. (31,792 sq. km.)
Great Slave Lake Canada S. Northwest Territories 11,172 sq. mi. (28,935 sq. km.)
Malawi Malawi - Mozambique - Tanzania Africa 11,000 sq. mi. (28,500 sq. km.)
Chad Chad - Niger - Nigeria Africa 10,000 sq. mi. (26,000 sq. km.)
Erie Canada - United States Great Lakes between Ontario and Ohio 9,940 sq. mi. (25,745 sq. km.)
Winnipeg Canada Manitoba 9,300 sq. mi. (24,085 sq. km.)
Ontario Canada - United States Great Lakes between Ontario and New York 7,540 sq. mi. (19,530 sq. km.)
Balkhash Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 7,115 sq. mi. (18,430 sq. km.)
Ladoga Russia Russia 7,000 sq. mi. (18,000 sq. km.)
Aral Sea Kazakhstan - Uzbekistan Asia 6,560 sq. mi. (10,560 sq. km.)
Maracaibo Venezuela Along the coast of Venezuela 6,300 sq. mi. (16,320 sq. km.)
Onega Russia Russia 3,764 sq. mi. (9,750 sq. km.)
Turkana Kenya - Ethiopia Kenya 3,500 sq. mi. (9,100 sq. km.)
Eyre Australia Australia 3,420 sq. mi. (8,885 sq. km.)
Titicaca Bolivia - Peru Altiplano-Andes Mtns. 3,200 sq. mi. (8,290 sq. km.)
Nicaragua Nicaragua Nicaragua 3,060 sq. mi. (7,925 sq. km.)
Athabaska Canada Alberta and Saskatchewan 3,000 sq. mi. (7,800 sq. km.)
Reindeer Lake Canada Manitoba-Saskatchewan 2,444 sq. mi. (6,330 sq. km.)
Torrens Australia Australia 2,400 sq. mi. (6,220 sq. km.)
Great Salt Lake United States Utah 2,300 sq. mi. (5,950 sq. km.)
Qing Hai China Qinghai 2,300 sq. mi. (5,950 sq. km.)
Issyk-Kul Kirghizia Kirghizia 2,250 sq. mi. (5,830 sq. km.)
Vnern Sweeden Sweden 2,141 sq. mi. (5,545 sq. km.)

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