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Largest Lakes in the World

On this page I have a list of Largest Lakes of the World listed by water capacity.

Largest Lakes in the World

Lake Issy Kul in Kyrgyzstan

Lake Issy Kul in Kyrgyzstan


Lake Baikal – Russia = 23.600 km ³ is the 1st largest lake in the world
Lake Tanganyika – Tanzania, DRC, Burundi = 18.900 km ³ is the 2nd largest lake in the world
Lake Superior – Canada, USA = 11.600 km ³ is the 3rd largest lake in the world
Lake Michigan-Huron – Canada, U.S. = 8.260 km ³ is the 4th largest lake in the world
Lake Malawi – Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania = 7.725 km ³ is the 5th largest lake in the world
Lake Vostok – Antarctica = 5.400 km ³ is the 6th largest lake in the world
Lake Victoria – Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda = 2.700 km ³ is the 7th largest lake in the world
Great Bear Lake – Canada = 2.236 km ³ is the 8th largest lake in the world
Lake Issyk-Kul – Kyrgyzstan = 1.730 km ³ is the 9th largest lake in the world
Lake Ontario – Canada, U.S. = 1.710 km ³ is the 10th largest lake in the world
Great Slave Lake – Canada = 1.580 km ³ is the 11th largest lake in the world
Lake Aral Sea – Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan = 1.020 km ³ is the 12th largest lake in the world
Lake Ladoga – Russia = 908 km ³ is the 13th largest lake in the world
Lake Titicaca – Bolivia, Peru = 710 km ³ is the 14th largest lake in the world
Lake Van – Turkey = 607 km ³ is the 15th largest lake in the world
Lake Kivu – Rwanda, Congo = 569 km ³ is the 16th largest lake in the world
Lake Erie – Canada, USA = 545 km ³ is the 17th largest lake in the world
Lake Khövsgöl – Mongolia = 480 km ³ is the 18th largest lake in the world
Lake Onega – Russia = 295 km ³ is the 19th largest lake in the world
Lake Turkana – Kenya = 204 km ³ is the 20th largest lake in the world