There are many countries surrounding Caspian Sea. Control over water large water bodies, lakes, seas and oceans is one of the important means for maintaining geopolitical dominance, Therefore, geography students must know the countries surrounding these major water bodies.
The Caspian Sea is surrounded by five countries of central and west Asia.
Look at the map on the right side for visual understanding.
Facts about Caspian Sea
- It is the largest lake in the world.
- It is a saltwater lake.
- It is landlocked.
- Volga, Ural and Terek are major river flowing into Caspian Sea.
Kulwinder Singh is an alumni of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and working as Assistant Professor of Geography at Pt. C.L.S. Government College, Kurukshetra University. He is a passionate teacher and avid learner.