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Lakes and reservoirs



In Russia, 2 747 997 lakes with a total area of ​​408 856 km2 (Without taking into account the Caspian Sea). The largest lake is the Caspian Sea. Of the lakes in the traditional sense, Baikal is the largest (31 722 km2), Ladoga (17 872 km)2), Onega (9 693 km)2) And Taimyr (4 560 km)2), And by the volume of Baikal (23 516 km3), Ladoga (838 km)3), Onega (292 km)3) And Khantai (82 km)3), While about 96% of all the lake water reserves are concentrated in only eight of the largest lakes, of which 95,2% is accounted for only one Baikal. On the territory of Russia there are about 30 thousand regulating the river flow of reservoirs and ponds with a total volume of more than 800 km3. The length of the coastline of only the reservoirs is 75,4 thousand km. According to the area of ​​the water mirror, the world's top ten reservoirs are Kuibyshev (6 150 km2), Bratsk (5 470 km)2), Rybinsk (4 550 km)2), Volgograd (3 117 km)2) And Krasnoyarsk (2 000 km)2).
White Lake
White Lake

The brotherly reservoir
The brotherly reservoir

Zeya Reservoir
Zeya Reservoir

Ladoga lake
Ladoga lake

Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal

Lake Ilmen
Lake Ilmen

Lake Pyasino
Lake Pyasino

Lake Taimyr
Lake Taimyr

Lake Khanka
Lake Khanka

Lake Chany
Lake Chany

Onega Lake
Onega Lake

Rybinsk Reservoir
Rybinsk Reservoir

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