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The Lakes of Greece

Map and list of the Lakes of Greece with minimum surface area of 2 hectares

(Some of the large or important artificial lakes are also included)
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The Lakes of Greece

In Greece there are no more than 50 natural lakes with a surface larger than 2 hectares.

But there are quite a few artificial lakes and reservoirs. Some of these artificial lakes due to their history or their size or their location have become notable and are included in the table below. For a complete list of the large dams in Greece, check this page.

LakePrefecturesurface area
The Large Lakes
Megali Prespa Florina28,168 ha
Trichonida Aetolia-Akarnania9,652 ha
Vovli Thessaloniki7,202 ha
Vistonida Xanthi-Rhodope5,400 ha
Vegoritida Florina5,397 ha
Koroneia Thessaloniki4,816 ha
Mikri Prespa Florina4,738 ha
Doïrani Kilkis3,885 ha
Karla Magnesia3,493 ha
Kastoria Kastoria2,885 ha
Yliki Boeotia1,959 ha
Pamvotida Ioannina1,924 ha
Smaller Lakes
Ambrakia Aetolia-Akarnania1,453 ha
Lysimachia Aetolia-Akarnania1,305 ha
Petron Florina1,236 ha
Paralimni Boeotia1,097 ha
Chimaditida Florina958 ha
Ozeros Aetolia-Akarnania939 ha
Voulkaria Aetolia-Akarnania913 ha
Dystos Euboea507 ha
Pikrolimni Kilkis427 ha
Stymfalia Corinthia357 ha
Lamia Achaea204 ha
Saltini Aetolia-Akarnania200 ha
Ismarida Lake (Mitrikou)Rhodope187 ha
Lake Zazari Florina170 ha
Kaiafa LakeElis168 ha
Lake of NymphesEvros133 ha
Lake of Morfi or KalodikiPreveza330 ha
TakkaArcadia80 ha
Kaneta Thesprotia76 ha
Kourna Chania56 ha
PogonitsaPreveza45 ha
Ziros Kerkini Arta42 ha
Skepi Evros41 ha
Zaravina or NintzerosIoannina29 ha
Prontani Thesprotia25 ha
Koumoundouros LakeAttica14 ha
MoustosArcadia12 ha
AvilariaAetolia-Akarnania10 ha
Tsivlos LakeAchaea8 ha
AlatzagiolaKavala7 ha
Zerelia LakesMagnesia5 ha
KomitisAetolia-Akarnania5 ha
Linovrochi Aetolia-Akarnania3 ha
Artificial but notable
Kerkini Serres4,609 ha
Artificial Lake of AgrasPella580 ha
Marathon ReservoirAttica298 ha
Feneos Reservoir (Doxa)Corinthia50 ha
Artificial Lake of AgiaChania45 ha
Nasis Lake (Arta Park)Arta15 ha
Lake of AmourgellesHerakleion14 ha
StefaniadaKarditsa10 ha
Arttificial Lake of TycheroEvros7 ha
Thermi DamThessaloniki3 ha
Artificial Lake of Zaros Herakleion1 ha
Most important dams and reservoirs
Kremasta ReservoirAetolia-Akarnania7,170 ha
Polyfytos ReservoirKozani6,436 ha
Kastrakiou ReservoirAetolia-Akarnania2,692 ha
Plastiras LakeKarditsa2,356 ha
Pournari ReservoirArta2,202 ha
Pineios ReservoirElis1,985 ha
Mornou ReservoirAetolia-Akarnania1,480 ha
Aoos Springs ReservoirIoannina821 ha
Stratos ReservoirAetolia-Akarnania782 ha
Ladona ReservoirArcadia303 ha
Evinou ReservoirAetolia-Akarnania289 ha
Asomaton ReservoirImathia220 ha




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