LIST OF LAKES OF INDIA

 

 

These are the list of notable lakes in India.

 

Andhra Pradesh

  • Pulicat Lake
  • Kolleru Lake

Assam

  • Chandubi Lake
  • Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary
  • Son Beel
  • Saron Beel

Bihar

  • Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary

Chandigarh (UT)

  • Sukhna Lake

 

Gujarat

  • Hamirsar Lake
  • Kankaria
  • Nal Sarovar
  • Narayan Sarovar
  • Sardar Sarovar Dam
  • Thol Lake
  • Vastrapur Lake

Haryana

  • Badkhal Lake
  • Blue Bird Lake
  • Brahma Sarovar
  • Damdama Lake
  • Karna Lake
  • Sannihit Sarovar
  • Surajkund
  • Tilyar Lake

Himachal Pradesh

Main article: List of lakes in Himachal Pradesh

Jammu and Kashmir

  • Anchar Lake
  • Dal Lake
  • Manasbal Lake
  • Mansar Lake
  • Pangong Tso
  • Sheshnag Lake
  • Tso Moriri
  • Wular Lake

Karnataka

  • Lakes in Bangalore
    • Agara Lake
    • Bellandur Lake
    • Hebbal Lake
    • Lalbagh Lake
    • Madiwala Lake
    • Puttenahalli Lake
    • Ulsoor Lake
  • Mysore City lakes:
    • Karanji lake
    • Kukkarahalli lake
    • Lingambudhi Lake
  • Lakes in Davanagere District
    • Sulekere
  • Honnamana Kere
  • Pampa Sarovar

Kerala

  • Ashtamudi Lake
  • Kuttanad Lake
  • Maanaanchira, Kozhikode
  • Padinjarechira, Thrissur city
  • Paravur Kayal
  • Punnamada Lake
  • Shasthamkotta lake
  • Vadakkechira, Thrissur city
  • Vanchikulam, Thrissur
  • Vellayani Lake
  • Vembanad Lake

Madhya Pradesh

  • Bhojtal
  • Lower Lake, Bhopal
  • Tawa Reservoir

Maharashtra

  • Gorewada Lake
  • Khindsi Lake
  • Lonar Lake
  • Pashan
  • Powai Lake
  • Rankala Lake
  • Salim Ali Lake
  • Shivasagar lake
  • Talao Pali
  • Upvan Lake
  • Venna Lake

Manipur

  • Loktak Lake

Meghalaya

  • Umiam Lake

Mizoram

  • Palak dïl
  • Tam Dil

Odisha

  • Anshupa Lake
  • Chilka Lake
  • Kanjia Lake

Puducherry

  • Bahour Lake
  • Oustery Lake
  • Velrampet Lake

Punjab

  • Harike Wetland
  • Kanjli Wetland
  • Ropar Wetland

Rajasthan

  • Ana Sagar Lake
  • Balsamand lake
  • Dhebar Lake
  • Jaisamand Lake, Alwar
  • Jal Mahal, Man Sagar lake
  • Kaylana Lake, Kolayat
  • Kaylana Lake
  • Lake Foy Sagar
  • Loonkaransar
  • Nakki Lake
  • Pachpadra Lake
  • Pushkar Lake, Pushkar
  • Rajsamand Lake
  • Ramgarh Lake
  • Sambhar Salt Lake
  • Talwara Lake
  • Ummed Sagar Bandh

Udaipur

  • Fateh Sagar Lake
  • Lake Jaisamand
  • Pichola lake, Lake Pichola
  • Lake Badi

Sikkim

  • Gurudongmar Lake
  • Khecheopalri Lake
  • Lake Cholamu
  • Lake Tsongmo

Tamil Nadu

  • Berijam Lake
  • Chembarambakkam Lake
  • Kaliveli Lake
  • Kodaikanal Lake
  • Ooty Lake
  • Perumal Eri
  • Red Hills Lake
  • Sholavaram Lake
  • Singanallur Lake
  • Veeranam Lake

Telangana

  • Bhadrakali Lake
  • Durgam Cheruvu
  • Himayat Sagar
  • Hussain Sagar
  • Laknavaram Lake
  • Mir Alam Tank
  • Osman Sagar
  • Pakhal Lake
  • Saroornagar Lake
  • Shamirpet Lake
  • Waddepally Lake

Uttar Pradesh

  • Barua Sagar Tal
  • Belasagar Lake
  • Keetham Lake
  • Ramgarh Tal Lake

Uttarakhand

See also: Lakes of Kumaon hills
  • Skeleton Lake (Roopkund Lake), notable for three to six hundred skeletons at the lake’s edge

West Bengal

  • East Calcutta Wetlands
  • Jore Pokhri
  • Mirik Lake
  • Rabindra Sarobar
  • Rasikbil
  • Santragachhi Lake
  • Senchal Lake

 

 

List of Lakes in India

Lakes Name River Name Type Surface area Location State Name
Kolleru Lake Krishna and Godavari Fresh water 245 km2 Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh
Pulicat Lake Arani River, Kalangi River and Swarnamukhi River Brackish to salty 250-450 km2 Chennai, Sriharikota, Sullurpeta Andhra Pradesh
Deepor Beel Brahmaputra River Fresh water 4,014 km2 Guwahati Assam
Chandubi Lake Kulsi River N.A 100 ha Guwhatai Assam
Haflong Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Silchar Assam
Son Beel Kakra River Fresh water Tectonic lake 34.58 km2 Karimganj Assam
Kanwar Lake Gandak River N.A N.A Begusarai Bihar
Hamirsar Lake N.A Artificial lake 11 ha Bhuj Gujarat
Kankaria Lake N.A Artificial lake N.A Ahmedabad Gujarat
Nal Sarovar Bhogawo River N.A 123 km2 Ahmedabad-West Gujarat
Narayan Sarovar N.A Artificial lake N.A Bhuj Gujarat
Thol Lake N.A Artificial lake 14 km2 Ahmedabad-West Gujarat
Vastrapur Lake Narmada River Fresh waters N.A Ahmedabad-West Gujarat
Lakhota Lake N.A N.A N.A Jamnagar Gujarat
Sursagar Lake N.A Artificial lake 22,800 m2 (approx.) Vadodara Gujarat
Brighu Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Kullu Himachal Pradesh
Dashir Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Keylong Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Kullu Himachal Pradesh
Kareri (Kumarwah) lake N.A Freshwater, High altitude lake 2934 meters (sea level) Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Khajjiar Lake Ravi River Mid altitude lake 4180.64 m2 Chamba Himachal Pradesh
Macchial Lake N.A Low altitude lake N.A Mandi Himachal Pradesh
Maharana Pratap Sagar Beas River N.A 400 Km2 (approx.) Kangra Himachal Pradesh
Manimahesh Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Chamba Himachal Pradesh
Nako Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Kinnaur Himachal Pradesh
Pandoh Lake Beas River N.A N.A Mandi Himachal Pradesh
Prashar Lake N.A Holomictic N.A Mandi Himachal Pradesh
Renuka Lake N.A Low altitude lake N.A Sirmour Himachal Pradesh
Rewalsar Lake N.A Mid altitude lake N.A Mandi Himachal Pradesh
Seruvalsar Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Chamba Himachal Pradesh
Manimahesh Lake N.A High altitude lake N.A Chamba Himachal Pradesh
Suraj Taal Chandra River High altitude lake N.A Lahaul and Spiti Himachal Pradesh
Chandra Taal N.A Sweet Water lake N.A Lahaul and Spiti Himachal Pradesh
Badkhal Lake N.A Natural Water ake 206 Acres Faridabad Haryana
Brahma Sarovar Rajwaha River Ancient Water Tank 430 meters Thanesar Haryana
Karna Lake N.A Landscaped N.A Uchana Haryana
Sannihit Sarovar Seven Sacred Sarasvatis of Rig Veda Holy Water Tank N.A Thanesar Haryana
Surajkund Lake N.A Ancient Reservoir 99 Acres Sunam Haryana
Tilyar Lake N.A N.A 132 Acres Rohtak Haryana
Blue Bird Lake N.A N.A 20 Acres Hisar Haryana
Dal Lake Jhelum River Warm monomictic 22 Km2 Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir
Pangong Tso N.A Soda lake 700 Km2 (approx.) Jammu Jammu and Kashmir
Tso Moriri N.A Brackish 30,000 Acres Jammu Jammu and Kashmir
Wular Lake Jhelum River Fresh-Water lake 30 – 260 km2 Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir
Manasbal Lake Jhelum River Mixing Monomictic 2.81 Km2 Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir
Mansar Lake N.A Holocene mono-mictic, Oligotropic 0.59 Km2 Jammu Jammu and Kashmir
Sheshnag Lake Lidder River Alpine high altitude, Oligotrophic lake N.A Anantnag Jammu and Kashmir
Bellandur Lake (Bangalore) Ponnaiyar River N.A 3.61 Km2 Bengaluru Karnataka
Ulsoor Lake (Bangalore) N.A Stalewater 123.6 Acres Bengaluru Karnataka
Sankey Lake (Bangalore) N.A Artificial lake or tank 37.1 Acres Bengaluru Karnataka
Hebbal Lake (Bangalore) N.A N.A 150 Acres Bengaluru Karnataka
Lalbagh Lake (Bangalore) N.A N.A 40 Acres Bengaluru Karnataka
Puttenahalli Lake (Bangalore) N.A N.A 13 Acres Bengaluru Karnataka
Madiwala Lake (Bangalore) N.A Artificial tropical lake 114.3 ha Bengaluru Karnataka
Agara Lake (Bangalore) N.A Artificial lake 0.24 km2 Bengaluru Karnataka
Karanji lake (Mysore) N.A N.A 90 ha Mysore Karnataka
Kukkarahalli lake (Mysore) N.A Freshwater, Recreational and Fisheries 150 Acres Mysore Karnataka
Lingambudhi Lake (Mysore) Kaveri River Perennial freshwater N.A Mysore Karnataka
Pampa Sarovar Tungabhadra River Sacred Pond ( Holy Pond for Hindus epic) N.A Koppal Karnataka
Ashtamudi Lake Kallada River Unique wetland ecosystem, a palm-shaped 61.42 km2 Kollam Kerala
Maanaanchira Lake N.A Artificial, freshwater lake 3.49 Acres Kozhikode Kerala
Padinjare chira Lake N.A Artificial pond N.A Thrissur Kerala
Paravur Kayal Ithikkara River Fresh and backwater 6.62 km2 Kollam Kerala
Punnamada Lake (Vembanad lake) Achenkovil, Manimala, Meenachil, Muvattupuzha, Pamba, Periyar Rivers N.A 2033 km2 Alappuzha Kerala
Shasthamkotta lake Kallada River Largest freshwater lake 920 Acres Kollam Kerala
Vadakkechira N.A Artificial pond 4 Acres Thrissur Kerala
Vellayani Lake Karamana River N.A N.A Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
Upper Lake (Bhopal) Kolans River N.A 31 km 2 Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
Lower Lake, Bhopal N.A N.A 1.29 km2 Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
Moti Jheel, Kanpur N.A Artificial lake N.A Kanpur Uttar Pradesh
Gorewada Lake Pili River Fresh water lake N.A Nagpur Maharashtra
Lonar Lake N.A Impact crater lake, salt lake 1.13 Km2 Lonar Maharashtra
Pashan Lake Ram Nadi Artificial lake 40 Km2 Pune Maharashtra
Powai Lake N.A Artificial lake 520 Acres Mumbai Maharashtra
Rankala Lake N.A Picturesque lake 107 ha Kolhapur Maharashtra
Shivajisagar lake Koyna River Reservoir 891.78 km2 Satara Maharashtra
Talao Pali Lake N.A N.A N.A Thane Maharashtra
Upvan Lake N.A N.A 500 km2 Thane Maharashtra
Venna Lake N.A N.A 28 Acres Mahabaleshwar Maharashtra
Umiam Lake Umiam River N.A N.A Shillong Meghalaya
Loktak Lake Manipur River Fresh water (lentic) 287 Km2 Moirang Manipur
Palak Dil Lake N.A Lentic Lake 1.5 Km2 Saiha Mizoram
Tam Dil Lake N.A Reservoir N.A Aizawl Mizoram
Anshupa Lake Mahanadi River Fresh water lake 141 ha Cuttack Odisha
Chilka Lake Daya River Brackish water 1,165 Km2 Puri Odisha
Kanjia lake Mahanadi River Natural lake 190 Acres Bhubaneswar Odisha
Kanjli Wetland Bien River Freshwater lake 4.9 Km2 Kapurthala Punjab
Harike Wetland Beas River and Sutlej River Freshwater lake 4100 ha Tarn Taran Sahib Punjab
Ropar Wetland Sutlej River Man-made freshwater 1,365 ha Rupnagar Punjab
Dhebar Lake Gomati River Reservoir 87 Km2 Udaipur Rajasthan
Kaylana Lake N.A Artificial lake 84 Km2 Jodhpur Rajasthan
Nakki Lake N.A Artificial lake N.A Sirohi Rajasthan
Pachpadra Lake N.A Saline lake N.A Barmer Rajasthan
Pushkar Lake Luni River Artificial lake 22 km2 Ajmer Rajasthan
Ana Sagar Lake N.A Artificial lake 97 ha Ajmer Rajasthan
Rajsamand Lake Gomati River Reservoir 510 km2 Kankroli Rajasthan
Sambhar Salt Lake N.A Salt Lake 230 km2 Jaipur Rajasthan
Ramgarh Lake N.A Artificial lake 15.5 Km2 Jaipur Rajasthan
Siliserhlake, Alwar N.A Beautiful artificial lake 7 Km2 Alwar Rajasthan
Man Sagar lake N.A Freshwater – Recreational 300 Acres Jaipur Rajasthan
Lake Salusagar Rajasthan
Dudh Talai N.A Small water tank N.A Udaipur Rajasthan
Fateh Sagar Lake Ayad River Artificial, fresh water, polymictic lake 4 km2 Udaipur Rajasthan
Pichola lake N.A Freshwater lake 1,720 Acres Udaipur Rajasthan
Rangsagar lake N.A Small artificial lake N.A Udaipur Rajasthan
Swaroopsagar lake Ayad River Small artificial lake 4 km2 Udaipur Rajasthan
Gurudongmar Lake N.A Fresh water lake N.A North Sikkim Sikkim
Khecheopalri Lake N.A Sacred lake 9.4 Acres Pelling, West Sikkim Sikkim
Lake Tsongmo N.A Glacial lake N.A East Sikkim Sikkim
Lake Cholamu N.A Glacial, fresh-water lake N.A North Sikkim Sikkim
Hussain Sagar Musi River Artificial lake 4.4 Km2 Hyderabad Telangana
Osman Sagar Musi River Artificial lake 46 km2 Hyderabad Telangana
Himayat Sagar Musi River Artificial lake N.A Hyderabad Telangana
Shamirpet Lake N.A Artificial lake 100 Acres Hyderabad Telangana
Mir Alam Tank Musi River Artificial lake 1.7 Km2 Hyderabad Telangana
Durgam Cheruvu (Secret Lake) N.A Freshwater 83 Acres Hyderabad Telangana
Saroornagar Lake N.A Artificial lake 99 Acres Hyderabad Telangana
Alwal Cheruvu Lake N.A Artificial lake N.A Secunderabad Telangana
Berijam Lake N.A Freshwater 59 Acres Dindigul Tamil Nadu
Chembarambakkam Lake Adyar River Artificial lake 3,800 Acres Chennai Tamil Nadu
Kodaikanal Lake N.A Fresh-water, Artificial lake N.A Kodaikanal Tamil Nadu
Ooty Lake N.A Artificial lake 3.885 Km2 Udhagamandalam Tamil Nadu
Red Hills Lake (Puzhal lake) N.A Artificial lake 18.21 Km2 Chennai Tamil Nadu
Singanallur Lake N.A N.A N.A Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
Sholavaram Lake N.A N.A N.A Thiruvallur Tamil Nadu
Veeranam Lake N.A Artificial, intermittent lake 25 Km2 Cuddalore Tamil Nadu
Ramgarh Taal Lake N.A N.A 1,790 Acres Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh
Keetham Lake N.A Scenic lake 7.13 Km2 Agra Uttar Pradesh
Belasagar Lake N.A Artificial lake 16 km2 Kulpahar Uttar Pradesh
Barua Sagar Tal N.A Artificial lake N.A Barua Sagar city Uttar Pradesh
Sheikha Jheel N.A Fresh water perennial 30 ha Aligarh Uttar Pradesh
Bhimtal Lake N.A Largest natural lake N.A Bhimtal Uttarakhand
Dodital N.A Freshwater lake N.A Dehradun Uttarakhand
Nainital Lake N.A Natural Freshwater 120.5 Acres Nainital Uttarakhand
Naukuchiatal N.A N.A N.A Nainital Uttarakhand
Sat Tal N.A Freshwater lake 4 ha Uttarakhand
Rabindra Sarobar (Dhakuria Lake) N.A Artificial lake 73 Acres Kolkata West Bengal
Senchal Lake N.A Artificial lake N.A Darjeeling West Bengal
East Calcutta Wetlands N.A Natural and human-made wetlands 125 Km2 Kolkata West Bengal
Santragachhi Lake N.A N.A 32 Acres Santragachhi West Bengal

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