Caspian Sea is the largest lake by surface area in the world at 371,000 km2.
Despite its name, the Caspian Sea is often regarded as the world's largest lake. It is an endorheic basin, a basin without outflows, bordered by both Europe and Asia. Its salinity is also a third the salinity of most seawater. At 1,025 meters deep, the Caspian Sea is also the world's third deepest lake.
Spanning a surface area of 371,000 km2, Caspian Sea contains up to 78,200 km3 of water and reaches a maximum depth of 1,025 meters.
It spans 1,199 km on its length. Countries along its shoreline in Asia: Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Azerbajian, Iran.