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Caspian Sea: the World’s Largest Inland Body of Water – June 9th, 2010

42.0N 50.0E

June 9th, 2010 Category: Lakes

Caspian Sea - June 1st, 2010

Caspian Sea - June 1st, 2010

The Caspian Sea is an inland salt lake between Europe and Asia, bordering Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Iran. Though it receives many rivers, including the Volga, Ural, and Kura, the sea itself has no outlet.

With a basin 750 mi (1,200 km) long and up to 200 mi (320 km) wide and an area of 149,200 sq mi (386,400 sq km), it is the largest inland body of water in the world.

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