Lake Zarivar , also known as Zeribar or Zrewar , is a lake in western Iran .
The name is composed of zrê ("sea") and the suffix-bar (which in Kurdish means "lake") .
The lake is situated in the Iranian province of Kordestan west of Marivan and has a length of 5 km (3.1 mi) and a maximum width of 1.6 km (0.99 mi) . The lake's water is fresh and has a maximum depth of 6 metres (20 ft) .
Zeribar Lake is a major touristic attraction in the region . There is a great deal of folklore about the origins of this lake amongst the Kurdish people of the area .