How many natural lakes are there in India?

How many lakes occur naturally?

Based on the NLA 2012, of the total 111,119 lakes assessed, approximately 52% (58,700) were natural and 48% (53,119) were manmade. The NLA found that natural lakes are distributed fairly evenly in size from small to large while most manmade reservoirs are relatively small.

Which is the smallest lake in India?

Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India.

Pookode Lake
Basin countries India
Surface area 13 acres (5.3 ha)
Average depth 40 metres (130 ft)
Surface elevation 2,100 metres (6,900 ft)

What is natural lake?

(Physical Geography) an expanse of water entirely surrounded by land and unconnected to the sea except by rivers or streams.

Which state has most lakes in India?

Vembanad Lake – Situated in Kerala, it is the longest lake in India and the largest lake in Kerala. It is considered as the second largest Ramsar site after Sunderbans in West Bengal.

Statewise Lakes of India.

State Lake
Jammu and Kashmir Pangong Tso
Sheshnag Lake
Tso Moriri
Wular Lake
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