What is the longest lake in Cambodia?

Tonlé Sap
Basin countries Cambodia
Max. length 250 km (160 mi) (maximum)
Max. width 100 km (62 mi)(maximum)

What is the largest freshwater in Asia?

The Caspian Sea is not only the largest lake in Asia, but also the largest in the world. Followed by the Baikal which is considered the deepest and the largest freshwater lake in the world.



Largest lakes in Asia based on area (in square kilometers)

Characteristic Area in square kilometers

What animals live in Tonle Sap lake?

At least 149 species of fish are recorded from the lake and it provides habitat for 11 globally threatened and 6 near-threatened species of vertebrates including globally important populations of Spot-billed Pelican, Greater Adjutant, Bengal Florican, Darter, Grey-headed Fish Eagle and Manchurian Reed Warbler.

Which is the best floating village in Cambodia to visit?

Kompong Khleang is the Best Floating Village to visit in Siem Reap. Here are 6 Reasons Why.

  • You’ve been to the temples, checked out the Old Market, and have some time left to see one of Cambodia’s unique floating villages. …
  • Kompong Khleang is the Least Touristy: Chong Kneas has been designed to be a major tourism center.

Why does the Tonle Sap flood?

It becomes a vast inland sea. In June, with monsoon rains swelling the Mekong, excess water is pushed into the Tonle Sap that then drains back upstream into the lake, flooding the surrounding low plains.

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