Lake Chapala (Mexico) size comparison
1,100 km2 / 425 mile2
Lake Chapala is Mexico’s largest freshwater lake. It is located at 20°20′N 103°00′W, 45 kilometres (28 mi) is situated on the border between the states of Jalisco and Michoacán, at 1,524 metres (5000 feet) above sea level. Its approximate dimensions are 80 km (50 mi) from east to west and averages 12.5 km (7.8 miles) from north to south, and covers an approximate area of 1,100 km2 (420 sq mi).