Aral Sea

The Aral Sea, what once was the fourth largest inland body of water in the world, and now more aptly dubbed Aralkum, is in , divided between and .
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Aral Sea

Latitude of center
45° or 45° north
Longitude of center
60° or 60° east
Elevation
29 metres (95 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1526250

Also Known As

  • Afar: Aral ten'izi
  • Afrikaans: Aralmeer
  • Albanian: Deti Aral
  • Amharic: አራል ባሕር
  • Arabic: Dagat Aral
  • Arabic: بحر آرال
  • Arabic: بحر أرال
  • Arabic: بحر الأرال
  • Arabic: بحر الارال
  • Arabic: بحر الاورال
  • Arabic: بحر خوارزم
  • Arabic: بحيرة آرال
  • Arabic: بحيرة خوارزم
  • Armenian: Արալի ծով
  • Armenian: Արալյան ծով
  • Asturian: Mar d'Aral
  • Azerbaijani: Aral dənizi
  • Azerbaijani: Aral gölü
  • Bashkir: Арал диңгеҙе
  • Basque: Aral itsasoa
  • Basque: Aral lakua
  • Belarusian: Аральскае мора
  • Bengali: আরাল সাগর
  • Bhojpuri: अरल सागर
  • Bosnian: Aralsko jezero
  • Breton: Mor Aral
  • Bulgarian: Аралско море
  • Burmese: အေရယ်ပင်လယ်
  • Catalan: Mar d'Aral
  • Catalan: mar d'Aral
  • Catalan: mar d’Aral
  • Cebuano: Aral Sea
  • Central Kurdish: دەریای ئاڕاڵ
  • Chinese: Aral Hái
  • Chinese: 咸海
  • Chinese: 鹹海
  • Chuvash: Арал тинĕсĕ
  • Croatian: Aralsko jezero
  • Croatian: Aralsko more
  • Czech: Aral
  • Czech: Aralské jezero
  • Czech: Aralské moře
  • Danish: Aral sø
  • Danish: Aralsøen
  • Dutch: Aralmeer
  • Dutch: Aralzee
  • Dutch: Kleine zee
  • Dutch: Oostelijke grote zee
  • Dutch: Westelijke grote zee
  • Esperanto: Aral-lago
  • Esperanto: Arala Maro
  • Esperanto: Arala lago
  • Esperanto: Aralo
  • Estonian: Araal
  • Estonian: Araali järv
  • Estonian: Araali meri
  • Fiji Hindi: Aral Sea
  • Finnish: Araljärvi
  • French: Aral
  • French: Mer d'Aral
  • French: Mer d’Aral
  • French: mer d'Aral
  • Galician: Mar de Aral
  • Georgian: არალი
  • Georgian: არალის ზღვა
  • Georgian: არალის ტბა
  • German: Aral-See
  • German: Aralsee
  • Greek: Αράλ
  • Greek: Αράλη
  • Greek: Λίμνη Αράλη
  • Guarani: Para Aral
  • Gujarati: અરાલ સમુદ્ર
  • Hebrew: ימת אראל
  • Hebrew: ימת ארל
  • Hindi: अरल
  • Hindi: अरल सागर
  • Hungarian: Aral-tó
  • Icelandic: Aralvatn
  • Indonesian: Laut Aral
  • Irish: Muir Aral
  • Italian: Lago Aral
  • Italian: Lago d'Aral
  • Italian: Lago di Aral
  • Italian: Mar d'Aral
  • Italian: Mare d'Aral
  • Italian: Piccolo Aral
  • Italian: lago d'Aral
  • Japanese: アラル海
  • Japanese: 咸海
  • Japanese: 小アラル海
  • Kara-Kalpak: Aral ten'izi
  • Kara-Kalpak: Aral ten'izinin' qısqasha tariyxı
  • Kazakh: Aral Tengizi
  • Kazakh: Арал теңізі
  • Khmer: សមុទ្រ អារ៉ាល់
  • Kirghiz: Арал деңизи
  • Korean: 아랄해
  • Latin: Lacus Oxianus
  • Latin: Mare Aral
  • Latvian: Aral tenizi
  • Latvian: Arāla jūra
  • Latvian: Arāls
  • Latvian: Orol dengizi
  • Latvian: Арал теңізі
  • Lithuanian: Aralo ežeras
  • Lithuanian: Aralo jūra
  • Lombard: Laach de Aral
  • Lombard: Lach de Aral
  • Lower Sorbian: Aralski jazor
  • Macedo-Romanian: Aral
  • Macedonian: Аралско Езеро
  • Malagasy: Ranomasin'i Araly
  • Malay: Laut Aral
  • Malayalam: Aral Sea
  • Malayalam: അരാൽ കടൽ
  • Malayalam: അരാൾ തടാകം
  • Malayalam: ആറൽ കടൽ
  • Marathi: अरल समुद्र
  • Mazanderani: آرال
  • Min Dong Chinese: Gèng-hāi
  • Min Nan Chinese: Aral Hái
  • Mingrelian: არალიშ ზუღა
  • Mongolian: Арал тэнгис
  • Nepali: अराल सागर
  • Newari: अराल सागर
  • Northern Sami: Araljávri
  • Norwegian: Aralsjøen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Aralsjøen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Aral Tengizi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Aralsjøen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Aralskoje more
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Darjotsja-i Khorazm
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Orol dengizi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Арал Теңізі
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Аральскοе мοре
  • Occitan (post 1500): Mar d'Aral
  • Oriya: ଅରଳ ସାଗର
  • Ossetian: Аралы денджыз
  • Panjabi: ਅਰਾਲ ਸਮੁੰਦਰ
  • Panjabi: ਅਰਾਲ ਸਾਗਰ
  • Persian: خلیج عقبه
  • Persian: دریاچه آرال
  • Persian: دریاچه ارال
  • Persian: دریاچه خوارزم
  • Persian: دریاچهٔ آرال
  • Persian: دریاچهٔ ارال
  • Persian: دریاچهٔ خوارزم
  • Persian: دریای آرال
  • Persian: دریای ارال
  • Persian: دریای خوارزم
  • Polish: Jezioro Aralskie
  • Polish: Morze Aralskie
  • Portuguese: Mar de Aral
  • Pushto: آرال سمندرګی
  • Quechua: Aral qucha
  • Romanian: Lacul Aral
  • Romanian: Marea Aral
  • Russia Buriat: Арал тэнгис
  • Russian: Аральское море
  • Russian: Аральское озеро
  • Russian: Гибнущий Арал
  • Samogitian: Arala jūra
  • Santali: ᱟᱨᱟᱞ ᱥᱟ.ᱢᱩᱫᱽ
  • Santali: ᱟᱨᱟᱞ ᱫᱚᱨᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Mare de Aral
  • Scots: Aral Sea
  • Scottish Gaelic: Muir Aral
  • Serbian: Аралско море
  • Serbian: Аралско језера
  • Serbian: Аралско језеро
  • Serbian: Аральскοе мοре
  • Serbo-Croatian: Aralsko jezero
  • Serbo-Croatian: Aralsko more
  • Sicilian: Mari d'Aral
  • Sinhala: ඇරල් මුහුද
  • Slovak: Aralské jazero
  • Slovak: Aralské more
  • Slovenian: Aralsko jezero
  • Slovenian: Aralsko morje
  • South Azerbaijani: آرال گؤلو
  • Spanish: Mar de Aral
  • Spanish: mar de Aral
  • Swahili: Aral
  • Swahili: Ziwa Aral
  • Swedish: Aralsjön
  • Tajik: Баҳри Арал
  • Tamil: ஆரல் கடல்
  • Tamil: ஏரல் கடல்
  • Tatar: Арал диңгезе
  • Telugu: అరల్ సముద్రం
  • Thai: Aral Sea
  • Thai: ทะเลสาบอารัล
  • Thai: ทะเลอารัล
  • Turkish: Aral Denizi
  • Turkish: Aral Gölü
  • Uighur: ئارال دېڭىزى
  • Uighur: شور دېڭىز
  • Ukrainian: Арал
  • Ukrainian: Аральське море
  • Upper Sorbian: Aralski jězor
  • Urdu: بحیرہ ارال
  • Urdu: بحیرۂ ارال
  • Urdu: بحیرۂ خوارزم
  • Urdu: جھیل ارال
  • Uzbek: Orol dengizi
  • Vietnamese: Biển Aral
  • Walloon: Mer d' Aral
  • Waray (Philippines): Aral Sea
  • Waray (Philippines): Dagat Aral
  • Welsh: Môr Aral
  • Western Frisian: Aralmar
  • Western Panjabi: ارال سمندر
  • Western Panjabi: بحیرہ ارال
  • Wu Chinese: 咸海
  • Yiddish: אראל ים
  • Yue Chinese: Aral Sea
  • Yue Chinese: 鹹海
  • Aral'skoe Sea
  • Aral'skoye More
  • Aral teńizi
  • Orol Dengizi

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