Here’s a sneak peek into the top 10 largest lakes in the world in terms of area.
The largest lake in the world is the Caspian Sea which covers an area of 143000 sq mi and has a length of 1199 km. Superior is the 2nd largest lake in the world and is spread over an area of 31820 sq mi. It is located in Canada, United States.
With an area of 26828 sq mi, Victoria is the third largest lake in the entire world and is located in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Huron Lake in USA is spread over an area of 23000 sq mi and takes the 4th spot on this list.
Make Michigan spreads over 22000 sq mi and is situated in USA. This lake is followed by Tanganyika Lake which has an area of 12700 sq mi and is the 6th largest lake in the world. Baikal has an area of 12200 sq mi and thus it makes it to the 7th spot in the world.
Great Bear Lake spreads over an area of 12000 sq mi and is the 8th largest lake in the entire world. The 9th and 10th largest lakes are Malawi Lake and the Great Slave Lake.