List of Lakes of Japan
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List of Lakes of Japan

The list of lakes in Japan ranked by surface area.

Rank Name
Region
Prefecture¹
Municipalities Water Area
(km²)
Max Depth
(m)
Altitude
(m)
Volume
(km³)
1 Biwa Kansai Shiga ?tsu, Kusatsu, Higashi-?mi, Hikone
Nagahama, Moriyama, ?mi-Hachiman
Takashima, Yasu, Maibara
Fresh 670.3 103.8 85 27.5
2 Kasumigaura Kant? Ibaraki Tsuchiura, Ishioka, Omitama, Inashiki
Ami, Kasumigaura, Namegata, Itako, Miho
Fresh 167.6 7.10 0 0.85
3 Saroma Hokkaid? Abashiri Kitami, Saroma, Y?betsu Brackish 151.9 19.6 0 1.3
4 Inawashiro T?hoku Fukushima K?riyama, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Inawashiro Fresh 103.3 94.6 514 5.40
5 Nakaumi San'in Shimane
Tottori
Matsue, Yonago, Yasugi
Sakaiminato, Higashi-Izumo
Brackish 86.2 17.1 0 0.47
6 Kussharo Hokkaid? Kushiro Teshikaga Fresh 79.3 117.5 121 2.25
7 Shinji San'in Shimane Matsue, Izumo, Hikawa Brackish 79.1 6.0 0 0.34
8 Shikotsu Hokkaid? Ishikari Chitose Fresh 78.4 360.1 247 20.9
9 T?ya Hokkaid? Iburi Lake T?ya, S?betsu Fresh 70.7 179.9 84 8.19
10 Hamana T?kai Shizuoka Hamamatsu, Kosai, Arai Brackish 65.0 13.1 0 0.35
11 Ogawara T?hoku Aomori Misawa, T?hoku, Rokkasho Brackish 62.2 24.4 0 0.714
12 Towada T?hoku Aomori
Akita
Towada, Kosaka Fresh 61.0 326.8 400 4.19
13 Notoro Hokkaid? Abashiri Abashiri Brackish 58.4 23.1 0 0.5
14 F?ren Hokkaid? Nemuro Nemuro, Betsukai Brackish 57.5 13.0 0 0.0564
15 Kitaura Kant? Ibaraki Kashima, Hokota, Namegata, Itako Fresh 35.2 7.0 0 0.18
16 Abashiri Hokkaid? Abashiri Abashiri, ?zora Brackish 32.3 16.1 0 0.2
17 Akkeshi Hokkaid? Kushiro Akkeshi, Hokkaid? Fresh 32.3 11.0 0
18 Hachir? T?hoku Akita Katagami, Oga, Goj?me, Ikawa, ?gata Fresh 27.7 12.0 0
19 Tazawa T?hoku Akita Senboku Fresh 25.8 423.4 249 7.2
20 Mash? Hokkaid? Kushiro Teshikaga Fresh 19.2 211.4 351
21 J?san T?hoku Aomori Goshogawara, Tsugaru, Nakadomari Brackish 18.1 1.5 0
22 Kutcharo Hokkaid? S?ya Hamatonbetsu Fresh 13.3 3.3 0 0.014
23 Suwa Ch?bu Nagano Okaya, Suwa, Shimo-Suwa Fresh 13.3 7.6 759 0.06135
24 Akan Hokkaid? Kushiro Kushiro Fresh 13.0 44.8 420 0.249
25 Ch?zenji Kant? Tochigi Nikk? Fresh 11.8 163.0 1269 1.1
26 Inba Kant? Chiba Yachiyo, Sakura, Narita, Inzai, Shisui, Sakae Fresh 11.55 2.5 2.5 0.0277
27 Ikeda Ky?sh? Kagoshima Ibusuki Fresh 10.9 233.0 66 1.38
28 Hibara T?hoku Fukushima Kitashiobara Fresh 10.7 30.5 822 0.13
29 Kuttara Hokkaid? Iburi Shiraoi Fresh 4.68 148 258 0.491

1) For lakes in the Hokkaid? region, Subprefecture is listed

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