The largest seas on the planet ( +photos)

Humans are frequently disordered concerning sea and ocean, but the fact stays the same: sea is a part of ocean water. The biggest seas on the planet are home to numerous oceanic life and water environment. Numerous islands, beaches, and some archipelagos are located in these areas. They all help in the development of the industry of tourism.

The fifth place goes to Weddell Sea. It covers on area of 2.79 million square kilometres. This sea is known for the freshest water on the planet. This sea belongs to the Southern Ocean comprising the Weddell Gyre. It is also considered to be the most depressing and deceitful region in the world. Weddell Sea is surrounded by the Coasts Land and the Antarctic Peninsula. The sea was so named after Scottish sailor James Weddell who was the first to discover this sea in 1823.

On the fourth place we position South China Sea that has an area of 3.5 million square kilometres. It is a part of Pacific Ocean. The sea borders to Malacca Straits, Singapore, and the Taiwan Straits. It is one of the chief transport roads and has a countless potential of gas and oil assets.


The third place goes to Arabian Sea. It covers of territory of 3.85 million square kilometres. It was firstly named as the Sindhu Sagar Sea. It belongs to the basin of the Indian Ocean. Arabian Sea is as well considered to be the biggest naval trade way on planet. The deepest place in the sea equals 4,652 metres. The largest Isles in the world such as Socotra, Astola Island, and Masirah are located in the sea.

The second place we give to Coral Sea. It has an area of 4.795 million square kilometres. The sea is situated in the North of Australia. The climate of the sea is very gentle and warm. The sea is surrounded by Vanuatu and New Caledonia, the Great Barrier Reef, the Queensland, in the east, and Solomon Islands.


Philippine Sea is the largest sea on the planet. It is a marginal sea. Philippine Sea belongs to the North Pacific Ocean basin. The area of the sea is 5,177,562 square kilometres.