Nansi Lake

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Nansi Lake
LocationShandong Province
Coordinates34°36′N 117°12′E / 34.600°N 117.200°E / 34.600; 117.200Coordinates: 34°36′N 117°12′E / 34.600°N 117.200°E / 34.600; 117.200
Basin countriesChina
Official nameShandong Jining Nansi Lake
Designated8 January 2018
Reference no.2346[1]

Nansi Lake (Chinese: ; pinyin: Nán; literally: 'Southern Four Lakes'), or Weishan Lake, administrated by Weishan County and located in Shandong Province in China, is the largest freshwater lake in the north of the country. It consists of four connected lakes: Weishan (Chinese: ; pinyin: Wēishān), Zhaoyang (Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhāoyáng), Nanyang (Chinese: ; pinyin: Nányáng), Dushan (Chinese: ; pinyin: shān). It is 120 km long and 1266 square km in area.

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  1. ^ "Shandong Jining Nansi Lake". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.

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