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Kolleru Lake

Kolleru Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in India, is located between the Krishna and Godavari deltas in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh.

It serves as a natural flood-balancing reservoir for the two rivers and drains a catchments of about 2,000 sq km. The lake is fed by Budameru and Tammileru rivers. A virtual paradise for nature lovers, the lake serves as a sanctuary and attracts a variety of migratory birds.

Eluru, a place of historical importance, is situated on the border of the lake. It is 15 km from Eluru and 60 km from Vijayawada.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Krishna


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