Lakes in the World

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Definition of Lake

Lakes are large body of water that are surrounded by land. It can be formed naturally or artificially and can range in size from small ponds to large bodies of water that span multiple countries.

Famous Lakes in Pakistan

All the questions relating to Lakes have been taken from the MCQs type previous papers of FPSC, PPSC and other testing services in Pakistan and have been tabulated as under:

Lake NameLocationSpecification
Satpara LakeSkardu, Gilgit BaltistanNatural, freshwater
Attabad LakeHunza Valley, Gilgit BaltistanArtificial, Created in 2010
Karambar LakeIshkomen Valley, GilgitBaltistanNatural and freshwater, also one of the highest lakes in Pakistan.
Shandur LakeGhizer district, Gilgit BaltistanNatural and freshwater, also known as the “Roof of the World” due to its high altitude
Manchar LakeDadu District, SindhNatural, freshwater
also the largest natural, freshwater lake in Pakistan.
also known as Kalri Lake
Thatta District, SindhArtificial, freshwater and largest artificial lake in the country.
Saif-ul-MalookKaghan Valley, Khyber PakhtunkhwaNatural freshwater
Lulusar LakeKaghan Valley, Khyber PakhtunkhwaMain source of the Kunhar River
Dudipatsar LakeKaghan Valley, Khyber PakhtunkhwaNatural, freshwater and also known as the “Queen of Lakes” due to its stunning beauty.
Hanna LakeQuetta Valley, BalochistanArtificial, created in the 1890s.
Banjosa LakePoonch District, Azad Jammu and KashmirArtificial
Ratti Gali LakeNeelum Valley of Azad Jammu and KashmirNatural
Swaik LakeSoon Valley of PunjabNatural freshwater
Rawal LakeIslamabadArtificial, created in the 1960s.

Lakes in the World

Lake NameCountrySpecification
Lake BaikalRussiaDeepest lake in the world, largest freshwater lake by volume
Lake SuperiorUnited States, CanadaLargest freshwater lake by surface area in the world
Lake OntarioCanada, United StatesSmallest of the Great Lakes by surface area
Great Bear LakeCanadaLargest lake entirely in Canada by surface area
Lake MichiganUnited StatesLargest freshwater lake by area in the United States
Dead SeaIsrael, Jordan, PalestineLowest point on land on Earth, hyper-saline lake
Lake TiticacaPeru, BoliviaHighest navigable lake in the world
Lake VictoriaTanzania, Uganda, KenyaLargest lake in Africa by surface area