Sea of Galilee region

The Sea of Galilee, also called Lake Tiberias, Kinneret or Kinnereth, is a freshwater lake in . It is the lowest freshwater lake on Earth and the second-lowest lake in the world, at levels between 215 metres and 209 metres below sea level.
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is an city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Photo: Юкатан, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sea of Galilee region

Latitude of center
32.8138° or 32° 48' 49.7" north
Longitude of center
35.5906° or 35° 35' 26" east
Elevation
-216 metres (-709 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 278477091
Geo­Names ID
294459
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Meer van Tiberias
  • Arabic: Dagat han Galilea
  • Arabic: بحيرة طبريا
  • Arabic: بحيرة طبرية
  • Arabic: بحيره طبريا
  • Arabic: جحفية
  • Arabic: لوبيا
  • Armenian: Գալիլեյան ծով
  • Azerbaijani: Təbəriyyə gölü
  • Basque: Galileako itsasoa
  • Basque: Kinneret
  • Basque: Tiberiadeko aintzira
  • Basque: Tiberiades aintzira
  • Bavarian: Sää Genezareth
  • Belarusian: Возера Кінерэт
  • Belarusian: Галілейскае мора
  • Belarusian: Тыверыядскае возера
  • Bengali: গালীল সাগর
  • Bosnian: Galilejsko jezero
  • Bosnian: Galilejsko more
  • Breton: Mor Galile
  • Breton: Mor Galilea
  • Bulgarian: Галилейско езеро
  • Bulgarian: Галилейско море
  • Bulgarian: Тивериадско езеро
  • Catalan: Llac Tiberiades
  • Catalan: Llac Tiberíades
  • Catalan: Llac de Genesaret
  • Catalan: Llac de Tiberíades
  • Catalan: Mar de Galilea
  • Catalan: llac de Tiberíades
  • Cebuano: Lake Tiberias
  • Central Kurdish: دەریاچەی تەبەریە
  • Chinese: 加利利海
  • Chinese: 加利利湖
  • Chinese: 加里肋亞海
  • Chinese: 基乃勒特海
  • Chinese: 基乃勒特湖
  • Chinese: 基内列特湖
  • Chinese: 太巴列湖
  • Chinese: 提比哩亞海
  • Chinese: 提比哩亞湖
  • Chinese: 提比里亞海
  • Chinese: 提比里亞湖
  • Chinese: 革尼撒勒海
  • Chinese: 革尼撒勒湖
  • Chuvash: Тивериад кӳлли
  • Croatian: Galilejsko jezero
  • Croatian: Galilejsko more
  • Croatian: Genezaretsko jezero
  • Croatian: Kineret
  • Croatian: Tiberijadsko jezero
  • Czech: Galilejské jezero
  • Czech: Genezaretské jezero
  • Czech: Kineretské jezero
  • Czech: Kinneretské jezero
  • Czech: Moře Ceneret
  • Czech: Tiberiadské jezero
  • Czech: Tiberiánské jezero
  • Danish: Genesaret sø
  • Danish: Genesaretsøen
  • Dutch: Jam Kinneret
  • Dutch: Meer van Galilea
  • Dutch: Meer van Gallilea
  • Dutch: Meer van Genezareth
  • Dutch: Meer van Gennesaret
  • Dutch: Meer van Kinneret
  • Dutch: Meer van Tiberias
  • English: Kinneret
  • English: Kinnereth
  • English: Lake Tiberias
  • English: Lake of Gennesaret
  • English: Sea of Galilee
  • English: Sea of Tiberias
  • English: Sea of kinnereth
  • Esperanto: Galilea lago
  • Esperanto: Galilea maro
  • Esperanto: Genezareta lago
  • Esperanto: Kineret
  • Esperanto: Lago Genesaret
  • Esperanto: Lago Genezareta
  • Esperanto: Lago Kineret
  • Esperanto: Lago Kinneret
  • Esperanto: Lago de Galileo
  • Esperanto: Maro Kineret
  • Esperanto: Maro Kinneret
  • Esperanto: Maro de Tiberias
  • Esperanto: Tiberiada Lago
  • Esperanto: Tiberiada maro
  • Estonian: Galilea meri
  • Estonian: Genneesareti järv
  • Estonian: Kinnereti järv
  • Estonian: Tiberiase järv
  • Finnish: Galileanjärvi
  • Finnish: Galileanmeri
  • Finnish: Galilean meri
  • Finnish: Genesaretin järvi
  • Finnish: Genesaretinjärvi
  • Finnish: Genesaretjärvi
  • Finnish: Gennesaretin järvi
  • Finnish: Gennesaretinjärvi
  • Finnish: Tiberiaanmeri
  • French: Lac Kinneret
  • French: Lac de Galilée
  • French: Lac de Gennésareth
  • French: Lac de Tiberiade
  • French: Lac de Tibériade
  • French: Mer de Galilée
  • French: Mer de Génésareth
  • French: lac de Tibériade
  • Galician: Lago Tiberiades
  • Galician: Mar de Galilea
  • Georgian: ტიბერიადის ტბა
  • German: Bahr et-Tabarijein
  • German: Galiläisches Meer
  • German: Genezareth
  • German: Gennesaret
  • German: Harfenmeer
  • German: Harfensee
  • German: Kinereth-See
  • German: See Genesareth
  • German: See Genezareth
  • German: See von Galiläa
  • German: See von Tiberias
  • German: Yam Kinneret
  • Greek: Θάλασσα της Γαλιλαίας
  • Greek: Θάλασσα της Κιννέρετ
  • Greek: Λίμνη Γεννησαρέτ
  • Greek: Λίμνη της Γεννησαρέτ
  • Greek: Λίμνη της Τιβεριάδας
  • Hebrew: אגם הכנרת
  • Hebrew: הכינרת
  • Hebrew: הכנרת
  • Hebrew: הכנרת ואזור ארץ כינרות
  • Hebrew: יָם כִּנְרֶת
  • Hebrew: ים גינוסר
  • Hebrew: ים הגליל
  • Hebrew: ים הכנרת
  • Hebrew: ים טבריה
  • Hebrew: ים כינרת
  • Hebrew: ים כנרת
  • Hebrew: ים כנרת or ים כינרת
  • Hebrew: ימת הכנרת
  • Hebrew: ימת כינרת
  • Hebrew: ימת כנרת
  • Hebrew: כינרת
  • Hebrew: כנרת
  • Hebrew: מפלס הכנרת
  • Hindi: गलील सागर
  • Hungarian: Galileai-tenger
  • Hungarian: Kineret-tó
  • Indonesian: Danau Galilea
  • Indonesian: Danau Tiberias
  • Indonesian: Genesaret
  • Indonesian: Laut Galilea
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Laco Tiberias
  • Irish: Muir na Gailíle
  • Italian: Genezareth
  • Italian: Lago di Galilea
  • Italian: Lago di Genesaret
  • Italian: Lago di Genezaret
  • Italian: Lago di Gennesaret
  • Italian: Lago di Kinneret
  • Italian: Mar di Galilea
  • Italian: Mare di Galilea
  • Italian: Mare di Tiberiade
  • Italian: lago di Tiberiade
  • Japanese: ガリラヤ湖
  • Japanese: ガリレー湖
  • Japanese: ティベリアス湖
  • Javanese: Segara Galiléa
  • Kashubian: Galilejsczé Jezoro
  • Korean: 갈릴리호
  • Korean: 갈릴리 호
  • Korean: 갈릴리 호수
  • Ladino: Kineret
  • Ladino: Kinneret
  • Latin: Mare Galilaeae
  • Latvian: Galilejas ezers
  • Latvian: Galilejas jūra
  • Latvian: Kinnerets
  • Latvian: Lake Galilee
  • Latvian: Lake Tiberias
  • Latvian: Sea of Galilee
  • Latvian: Tibērija ezers
  • Latvian: Yam Kinneret
  • Latvian: Ţabarīyā
  • Lithuanian: Galilėjos ežeras
  • Lithuanian: Genezaretas
  • Lithuanian: Kinereto ežeras
  • Lithuanian: Tiberiados ežeras
  • Lithuanian: Tiberijaus ežeras
  • Lithuanian: Tiberijos ežeras
  • Luxembourgish: Séi Genesareth
  • Luxembourgish: Séi Genezareth
  • Macedonian: Галилејско Езеро
  • Macedonian: Галилејско Море
  • Malagasy: Farihy Tiberiada
  • Malay: Laut Galilee
  • Malayalam: Sea of Galilee
  • Malayalam: ഗലീലി കടൽ
  • Moroccan Arabic: ضاية طبريا
  • Norwegian: Genesaretsjøen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Galileasjøen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Genesaretsjøen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gennesaretsjøen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tiberiassjøen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Genesaretsjøen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Lac de Tiberiàs
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܝܡܐ ܕܓܠܝܠܐ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܝܡܐ ܕܟܢܪܬ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܝܡܬܐ ܕܓܠܝܠܐ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܝܡܬܐ ܕܛܒܪܝܘܣ
  • Persian: درياچه جليل
  • Persian: درياچه طبريه
  • Persian: درياچه كينرت
  • Persian: درياچهٔ طبريه
  • Persian: دریاچه جلیل
  • Persian: دریاچه طبریه
  • Persian: دریاچهٔ جلیل
  • Persian: دریاچهٔ طبریه
  • Persian: دریاچهٔ کینرت
  • Persian: دریاچه کینرت
  • Polish: Genezaret
  • Polish: Jezioro Galilejskie
  • Polish: Jezioro Genezaret
  • Polish: Jezioro Tyberiadzkie
  • Polish: Morze Tyberiadzkie
  • Portuguese: Lago Genesaré
  • Portuguese: Lago Tiberíades
  • Portuguese: Lago de genesaré
  • Portuguese: Lago de tiberíades
  • Portuguese: Mar da Galileia
  • Portuguese: Mar da Galiléia
  • Portuguese: Mar de Tiberíades
  • Romanian: Lacul tiberiada
  • Romanian: Marea Galileei
  • Romanian: Marea Galileii
  • Russian: Бахр-Табария
  • Russian: Галилейское море
  • Russian: Галилейское озеро
  • Russian: Генисаретское озеро
  • Russian: Геннисаретское озеро
  • Russian: Кинерет
  • Russian: Киннереф
  • Russian: Озеро Кинерет
  • Russian: Тивериадское море
  • Russian: Тивериадское озеро
  • Russian: Тиверианское море
  • Russian: Хиннерефское озеро
  • Scots: Sea o Galilee
  • Serbian: Galilejsko jezero
  • Serbian: Галилејско море
  • Serbian: Галилејско језеро
  • Serbian: Тиберијско језеро
  • Serbo-Croatian: Galilejsko jezero
  • Serbo-Croatian: Galilejsko more
  • Sicilian: Lacu di Tibberiadi
  • Sicilian: Lacu di Tibbirìati
  • Slovak: Galilejské jazero
  • Slovak: Galilejské more
  • Slovak: Genazaretské jazero
  • Slovak: Genazaretské more
  • Slovak: Kineretské jazero
  • Slovak: Kineretské more
  • Slovak: Tiberiadske jazero
  • Slovenian: Galilejsko jezero
  • Slovenian: Galilejsko morje
  • Slovenian: Genezareško jezero
  • Slovenian: Tiberijsko jezero
  • Spanish: Kineret
  • Spanish: Kinéret
  • Spanish: Lago de Genesaret
  • Spanish: Lago de Tiberíades
  • Spanish: Mar de Galilea
  • Spanish: Mar de Tiberíades
  • Spanish: lago Genesaret
  • Spanish: lago Tiberiades
  • Spanish: lago Tiberíades
  • Spanish: lago de Genesaret
  • Spanish: lago de Tiberiades
  • Spanish: lago de Tiberíades
  • Spanish: mar de Galilea
  • Spanish: mar de Tiberiades
  • Spanish: mar de Tiberias
  • Spanish: mar de Tiberíades
  • Spanish: mar del Kineret
  • Swahili: Ziwa Galilaya
  • Swedish: Galileiska havet
  • Swedish: Galileiska sjön
  • Swedish: Genesarets sjö
  • Swedish: Gennesaretsjön
  • Swedish: Gennesarets sjö
  • Swedish: Kinneretsjön
  • Swedish: Tiberias hav
  • Swedish: Tiberias sjö
  • Swedish: Tiberiassjön
  • Tagalog: Dagat ng Galilea
  • Tamil: கலிலேயக் கடல்
  • Tamil: கெனசரேத்து ஏரி
  • Tamil: திபேரியக் கடல்
  • Turkish: Celile Denizi
  • Turkish: Celile Gölü
  • Turkish: Kinneret Gölü
  • Turkish: Taberiye Gölü
  • Turkish: Tiberya Gölü
  • Ukrainian: Бахр-Табарія
  • Ukrainian: Галілейське море
  • Ukrainian: Генезаретське озеро
  • Ukrainian: Генисаретське озеро
  • Ukrainian: Генісарет
  • Ukrainian: Генісаретське озеро
  • Ukrainian: Кинерет
  • Ukrainian: Кінерет
  • Ukrainian: Тиверіадське озеро
  • Urdu: بحیرہ طبريہ
  • Urdu: بحیرہ طبریہ
  • Uzbek: Tabariya koʻli
  • Venetian: Lago de Tiberiade
  • Vietnamese: Biển Galilee
  • Vietnamese: Biển hồ Galilee
  • Waray (Philippines): Dagat han Galilea
  • Welsh: Môr Galilea
  • Western Frisian: Mar fan Galilea
  • Western Frisian: Mar fan Kinneret
  • Western Frisian: Mar fan Tibearias
  • Western Frisian: Mar fan Tiberias
  • Western Panjabi: جھیل طبریہ
  • Wu Chinese: 加利利海
  • Yiddish: ים כנרת
  • Yiddish: כנרת
  • Yiddish: קינערעט
  • Bahr Tabariyeh
  • Bahr Tubaria
  • Bahr Tubariya
  • Buḩayrat Ţabarīyā
  • Laco de Tiberiade
  • Lago di Tiberiade
  • 갈릴래아호

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