There are a lots of rivers on earth. The meaning of a river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater which flows towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. This post is telling you about the top ten longest rivers in the world. The below rivers with a brief description and photo each are ranked by the total length starting from number 1 to 10. For more detail of the rivers please refer to the wikipedia.com. We are very appreciated for any comment and feedback related to the article. Please enjoy and give us a favor by sharing this post to your friends.
1. Nile River
The first longest river in the world is known as the Nile or Nile River which consists of 6,650 km or 4,132 miles long. The Nile River is a major river in northeastern Africa while the water sources are shared by 11 countries in Africa including Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo-Kinshasa, Kenya, Ethiopia and Egypt. More importantly, the Nile is primarily the water source of Sudan and Egypt. There are two main tributaries of the Nile includes White Nile and Blue Nile. The most important is White Nile which is regarded as the headwaters. The northern part of the river flows north crossing the Sudanese desert to Egypt and then ends in a large delta and empties into the Mediterranean Sea.
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