Lakes in India List – Current Affairs – General Knowledge

Lakes in India List – Current Affairs – General Knowledge

Dear ambitious aspirants the bellow list gives you complete details about lakes of India. From this table you will get all the important lakes existed in India their type (water properties), located state, located city, surface area of the lake and connected rivers. This information really helps you all types of competitive examinations in India. Please read on.

Important Lakes in India List:

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

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