Biggest and Important Lakes of Andhra Pradesh are Popular in India

Biggest and Important Lakes of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh, India’s south east and 8th largest state in area covering  162,270 sq. kms.

The 10th largest  populated state according to 2011 census having 4, 93, 87, 799 people, having

Visakhapatnam as the largest city and Telugu as the official Language.

Biggest and Important Lakes of Andhra Pradesh
Biggest and Important Lakes of Andhra Pradesh

As you know Lakes always attract people for weekend gateways, places to see near by, enjoy their

weekend holidays with Family, friends, colleagues. So we have find and listed the biggest and

important lakes of Andhra Pradesh are popular in India for weekend gateways.

1: Kolleru Lake – largest shallow freshwater lake in Asia

Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh
Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh

One of the largest Freshwater lakes in India and titled as Asia’s largest shallow freshwater lake.

Kolleru Lake is located between Krishna and Godavari deltas.

Kolleru lake spans into two districts – Krishna and West Godavari

The lake is fed directly by water from the seasonal Budameru and Tammileru streams.

Birds like Siberian crane, ibis, and painted storks are migrated here in winter season.

Distance from City – 15 kilometers away from the city of Eluru.

Declared as a wildlife sanctuary in November 1999 under India’s Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.

Designated a wetland of international importance in November 2002.

Top and Best Hotels near Kolleru Lake for Weekends  Gateways & Holidays
Oyo Rooms

How to Reach Kolleru Lake Sanctury

You can reach there by road from all the four sides.

Atapaka – Just 2.5 kms from Kaikaluru Town

Bhujabalapatnam – Just 6 kms from Kaikaluru Town

Pallevada – 9 kms from Kaikaluru Town

2: Cumbum Lake – One of the oldest man-made lakes in Asia

Cumbum Lake Andhra Pradesh
Cumbum Lake Andhra Pradesh

Also known as Gundlakamma Lake built on the Gundlakamma rivulet upon Nallamalai hills.

It is the second largest irrigation tank in Asia.

Cumbum Lake is census town in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh.

The anicut of the Cumbum Lake was built by the Vijayanagar Princess Varadharajamma also known as

Ruchidevi, wife of Sri Krishna  Devaraya.

Cumbum lake is located at 15.5669°N 79.1167°E having an average elevation of 184 metres (606 ft).

This Lake have direct irrigation land is about 10,300 acres (42 sq. km) in all.

The lake is about 7 km long and about 3.5 km wide.

Top and Best Hotels near Cumbum Lake for Weekends  Gateways Popular in India
Oyo Rooms

3: Pulicat Lake – 2nd largest water lagoon popular in India

Pulicat Lake Andhra Pradesh
Pulicat Lake Andhra Pradesh

Location – Coromandel Coast

Primary Inflow – Arani River, Kalangi River, Swarnamukhi River.

Maximum Length and Width – 60 Kms and 17 Kms.

Surface Area – 250-450 Sq.. Kms

Average and Maximum Depth – 1 meter  and 10 meters.

An important wetlands to attract North-East Monsoon rain clouds during October to December

season to Tamil Nadu.

Podouke (Pulicat) as one of the three ports on the east coast of India mentioned by a mariner of 1st Century

in his book “Periplus of the Erythraean Sea“.

Air temperature varies from 15 °C (59 °F) to 45 °C (113 °F)

Climate of the lagoon coast line is Tropical Monsoon.

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So enjoy your weekends holidays with Family, friends 🙂

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