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Large European lakes and reservoirs


Natural lake

Country

Area (km2)

Mean depth (m)

Max depth (m)

1

Ladoga (Ladozhskoye)

RU

17 670

51

258

2

Onega (Onezhskoye)

RU

9670

30

120

3

Vänern

SE

5670

27

106

4

Peipus

RU, EE

3570

23

47

5

Vättern

SE

1912

39

128

6

Vygozero

RU

1285

7

19­24

7

Saimaa

FI

1147

12

82

8

Mälaren

SE

1140

13

61

9

Il'men'

RU

1124

2.6

10

10

Beloye

RU

1120

4.2

20

11

Inari

FI

1102

14

96

12

Päijänne

FI

1054

17

98

13

Topozero

RU

1025

15

56

14

Oulujärvi

FI

893

7.6

35

15

Pielinen

FI

867

9.9

60

16

Segozero

RU

781­910

23

97

17

Imandra

RU

845

16

67

18

Pyaozero

RU

660­754

15

49

19

Balaton

HU

596

3

11

20

Lac Léman

CH, FR

584

153

310

21

Bodensee (Constance)

DE, CH, AT

540

90

252

22

Hjälmaren

SE

478

6.1

22

23

Umbozero

RU

422

30

115

24

Vozhe (Charonda)

RU

420

1.4

5

R1

Kuybyshevskoye

RU

6450

12.6

40

R2

Rybinskoye

RU

4450

5.6

30

R3

Volgogradskoye

RU

3320

10.1

41

R4

Tsimlyanskoye

RU

2702

8.8

­


R5

Nizhnekamskoye

RU

2650

4.9

­


R6

Cheboksarskoye

RU

2270

6.1

­


R7

Kremenchugskoye

UA

2250

6.0

­


R8

Kakhovskoye

UA

2150

8.5

­


R9

Ijsselmeer

NL

2000

­


­


R10

Kamskoye

RU

1915

6.4

29

R11

Saratovskoye

RU

1830

7.3

32

R12

Gor'kovskoye

RU

1591

5.5

21

R13

Votkinskoye

RU

1120

8.4

28

R14

Kiyevskoye

UA

922

4.0

­


R15

Kanevskoye

UA

582

4.3

­


R16

Lokka

FI

417

­


­


R17

Ivankovskoye

RU

327

3.4

­


R18

Dnepr

UA

320

­


60

R19

Djerdap

SB, RO

253

­


92

R20

Uglich

RU

249

5.0

­


R21

Porttipahta

FI

214

­


­


R22

Narva

EE, RU

200

1.9

9

Source: EEA 1995

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