Lake Kizi

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Lake Kizi
Lake Kizi NASA.jpg
from space
Location Khabarovsk Krai
Coordinates 51°36′00″N 140°26′00″E / 51.6°N 140.433333°E / 51.6; 140.433333Coordinates: 51°36′00″N 140°26′00″E / 51.6°N 140.433333°E / 51.6; 140.433333
Basin countries Russia
Surface area 280 km2 (110 sq mi)
Max. depth 3 m (9.8 ft) or 4 m (13 ft)

Lake Kizi (Russian: Кизи or Большое Кизи) is a large freshwater lake in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. It has an area of about 280 km2 (108 sq mi) depending on water level and a maximum depth of 3 to 4 metres (9.8 to 13.1 ft). It lies near the right bank of the Amur River to which it is connected by the series of canals, and close to the Tatar Strait. Kizi is used for fishery.