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The largest lake in the world

The Caspian sea is decorated with its view of the continent of Eurasia. It covers an area of 370 thousand square kilometers. Surprising, but, actually, the Caspian sea is a lake, and the largest in the world: the reservoir has no connection to the ocean. However, a lake to call it difficult, because the composition of water, fauna and flora of the Caspian sea similar. In this case, the salinity is almost equal to oceanic – from 0.05 to 13%.

Scientists believe that about 50 million years ago in Eastern Europe there was a large Tethys sea. Then it is dry and divided into several ponds, which have become a Caspian, Mediterranean and Black seas.

The Caspian sea, due to therapeutic mud and mineral waters, has enormous recreational potential. Therefore, in recent years these places became especially valued among tourists who seek to treat their physical health. In the Caspian sea is surrounded by countries such as Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan and Russian Dagestan.

Particularly popular among lovers of marine recreation is well-maintained top class resort area located in the district of Baku. Here is a famous resort in Amburan. Also tourists love to relax in the village of Nardaran in sanatoria and settlements Zagulba and Bilgah settlements. In addition, gaining popularity Continue reading

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