Lake Victoria in terms of area (68.8 thousand square kilometers) is the largest lake in Africa and the largest tropical lake in the world.

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It is also the second freshwater lake in the world and the third, taking into account all the world's lakes, including salt lakes. In terms of volume, it ranks eighth in the world.

Lake Victoria is included in the so-called African Great Lakes, its waters are divided between Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. It is located in the Nile basin, flowing into it, among others. The Kagera River (400 km long), is considered the source of the Nile.