List of 22 largest lakes in Europe

Europe is the small continent above the equator, and there are hundreds of small natural lakes in Europe created by icy mountains which melting and creates lake. The continents divided into four regional divisions are Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Europe, most part of Europe lie in Eastern Europe. The rank here listed on surface area. Many large lakes lie in the country of Russia as large part of Russia in the continent of Europe, Northern and Eastern Europe consists many large lakes, the list of 22 largest lakes below including Reservoirs, natural lakes and Sub basins.

Source: http://www.bestrussiancruises.com/cruises/rivers-and-lakes/ladoga-lake.htm

Rank Name Country Area (Sq km)
1 Ladoga Russia 17,700
2 Onega Russia 9,894
3 Kuybyshev Russia 6,450
4 Vanern Sweden 5,655
5 Rybinsk Russia 4,580
6 Saimaa Finland 4,377
7 Peipus Estonia, Russia 3,555
8 Tsimlyansk Russia 2,702
9 Kremenchuk Ukraine 2,250
10 Kakhovka Ukraine 2,155
11 Vattern Sweden 1,893
12 Saratov Russia 1,831
13 Gorky Russia 1,591
14 Suur-Saimaa Finland 1,377
15 Beloye Russia 1,290
16 Vygozero Russia 1,250
17 Malaren Sweden 1,140
18 IJsselmeer Netherlands 1,100
19 Paijanne Finland 1,081
20 Inari Finland 1,040
21 Kiev Ukraine 992
22 Topozero Russia 986