In the land of a thousand lakes, there is no shortage of lakes. But which of the 168 000 are the largest lakes in Finland?
These are Finland’s 10 Largest Lakes
1. Lake Saimaa
With an area of 1377 km², Saimaa is the largest lake in Finland.
2. Lake Päijänne
Lake Päijänne covers an area of 1083 km² and is the second largest lake in Finland. It is also the deepest lake in Finland with the maximum depth of 95 meters.
3. Lake Inari
Lake Inari has an area of 1082 km².
4. Lake Pielinen
Pielinen covers an area of 894 km².
5. Lake Oulujärvi
Oulujärvi covers an area of 887 km².
6. Lake Pihlajavesi
Pihlajavesi covers an area of 773 km².
7. Lake Orivesi
Orivesi covers an area of 601 km².
8. Lake Haukivesi
Haukivesi covers an area of 560 km².
9. Lake Keitele
Lake Keitele covers an area of 498 km².
10. Lake Kallavesi
Kallavesi covers an area of 478 km².