Which is the Largest Freshwater Lake in India?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : June 28th, 2022

The largest freshwater lake in India is Wular Lake and the largest freshwater lake in the world is Lake Michigan-Huron. In fact, Wular lake is the largest freshwater lake in Asia.

Answer: Wular Lake is the largest freshwater lake in India and in Asia.

This lake is also known as Wolar lake which is a Kashmiri pronunciation. It is situated in Jammu and Kashmir near Bandipora town in the Bandipora district. The maximum length of this lake is 16km, the maximum width is 9.6km and the depth is 14m. There is a project on the mouth of Wular lake called the Tulbul project.

There is dispute between India and Pakistan over Tulbul Project and hence India has stopped work on it.

Summary:

Which is the Largest Freshwater Lake in India?

Wular Lake is the largest freshwater lake in India. The lake is amongst 49 Indian wetlands designated as a Ramsar site.

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