Khaste lake

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khaste lake
खास्टे ताल
Khaste lake
Image of Khaste lake taken by AmRit Ghimire
Location Lekhnath-3,4,6 Kharane Phant
Type lake
Primary inflows From Neureni lake
Primary outflows 'Taal khola(ताल खोला)
Catchment area 0.21 km2 (0.081 sq mi)
Basin countries Nepal
Surface area 24.8030 hector total and water 13.7370 hector (0.21 sq km)[1]
Settlements Kharane Phant,Rakhi

Khaste Lake is a freshwater lake located in the Lekhnath municipality at Kharane phant of Nepal.[2]

The lake is located in Ward No Lekhnath 3, 4 &6.

It cover an area of 24.8030 hector and the water area is 13.7370 hector. Since some years Fish farming have been conducted in this lake. The area is known as ‘Bird Wetland’ and it is best suited as a bird watching lake as the Siberian, Indian and Afghani birds come here to protect themselves from cold. This area can be the famous research Centre for the birds of different types [3]