List of lakes of Hungary

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This is an incomplete list of lakes of Hungary.

ImageLakeArea (km2)Depth (m)
Ancient balaton.jpg Lake Balaton 59212.2
Lake Dombay
Lake Fehér 14
Church of Szentimrevaros (Budapest).JPG Lake Feneketlen 0.014
Budapest Gotes-to kornyeke.jpg Lake Gőtés
Neusiedler Lake satellite.png Fertő 3151.8
Heviz.jpg Lake Hévíz 0.047
Oreg-to (Old Lake) 01 Tata.JPG Lake Öreg 2.69
Palatinus to.jpg Lake Palatinus 0.3212
Lake Sárkány
Lake Szelid 3.6
Tisza-to.jpg Lake Tisza 12717
Velencei-to este.jpg Lake Velence 261.6

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