Lake Tai (Taihu) Jiangsu, China (with Map & Photos)

Lake Tai is a large lake in the People's Republic of China located in the Yangtze River delta. With an area of ​​2,250 km² and an average depth of 2 m, it is the third largest freshwater lake in the country, after Poyang Lake and Dongting Lake.

Lake Tai
Lake Tai

Lake Taihu or Lake Tai (太湖, Tài Hú, literally "Great Lake") is a large and picturesque lake in China, on the border of Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces. The lake area receives many visitors from nearby major cities - Shanghai, Hangzhou and Nanjing - as well as from those surrounding the lake. It provides the main somewhat rural getaway for East China.

Lake Tai
Lake Tai

This is a flat country in the Yangtze delta; there are no mountains near the lake, although there are some hills, and the average depth of the lake is only 2 meters, about 7 feet. Lake Tai is the third largest freshwater lake in China at 2,250 km² (approximately 870 mi²). It contains about 90 islands ranging in size from small to several square kilometers.

Lake Tai Map