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#1 Nile River

Nile River
Nile River with Watercraft

Length: 6,650 km

Outflow: Mediterranean Sea

Countries in Drainage Basin: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan

All river names in this river system: Nile – White Nile – Kagera – Nyabarongo – Mwogo – Rukarara

At 6,650 km, the Nile River is the longest river in the world.

#2 Amazon River

Amazon River
Amazon River with Watercraft

Length: 6,400 km

Outflow: Atlantic Ocean

All river names in this river system: Amazon – Ucayali – Tambo – Ene – Mantaro

At 6,400 km, the Amazon River is the second longest river in the world.

#3 Yangtze River

Yangtze River
Yangtze River with Watercraft

Length: 6,300 km

Outflow: East China Sea

Countries in Drainage Basin: China

All river names in this river system: Yangtze – Jinsha – Tongtian – Dangqu

At 6,300 km, the Yangtze River is the third longest river in the world.

#4 Mississippi River

Mississippi River
Mississippi River with Watercraft

Length: 6,275 km

Outflow: Gulf of Mexico

Countries in Drainage Basin: United States (98.5%), Canada (1.5%)

All river names in this river system: Mississippi – Missouri – Jefferson – Beaverhead – Red Rock – Hell Roaring

At 6,275 km, the Mississippi River is the fourth longest river in the world.

#5 Yenisey River

Yenisey River
Yenisey River with Watercraft

Length: 5,539 km

Outflow: Kara Sea

Countries in Drainage Basin: Russia (97%), Mongolia (2.9%)

All river names in this river system: Yenisey – Angara – Selenga – Ider

At 5,539 km, the Yenisey River is the fifth longest river in the world.

#6 Yellow River

Yellow (Huang He) River
Yellow (Huang He) River

Length: 5,464 km

Outflow: Bohai Sea

Countries in Drainage Basin: China

All river names in this river system: Yellow (Huang He)

At 5,464 km, the Yellow River is the sixth longest river in the world.

#7 Ob-Irtysh River

Ob-Irtysh River
Ob-Irtysh River

Length: 5,410 km

Outflow: Gulf of Ob

Countries in Drainage Basin: Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia

All river names in this river system: Ob-Irtysh

At 5,410 km, the Ob-Irtysh River is the seventh longest river in the world.

#8 Rio Grande

Rio Grande River
Rio Grande River with Watercraft

Length: 4,880 km

Outflow: Río de la Plata

Countries in Drainage Basin: Brazil (46.7%), Argentina (27.7%),  Paraguay (13.5%), Bolivia (8.3%), Uruguay (3.8%)

All river names in this river system: Río de la Plata – Paraná – Rio Grande

At 4,880 km, the Rio Grande is the eighth longest river in the world.

#9 Congo River

Congo River
Congo River

Length: 4,700 km

Outflow: Atlantic Ocean

Countries in Drainage Basin: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia,  Burundi, Rwanda

All river names in this river system: Congo – Chambeshi

At 4,700 km, the Congo river is the ninth longest river in the world.

#10 Amur River

Amur River
Amur River

Length: 4,444 km

Outflow: Sea of Okhotsk

Countries in Drainage Basin: Russia, China, Mongolia

All river names in this river system: Amur – Argun – Kherlen (Heilong Jiang)

At 4,444 km, the Amur river is the tenth longest river in the world.


References

This is a list of the longest rivers on Earth. It includes river systems over 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) in length. View of the River Nile, from a cruiseboat (1)

Longest river | Guinness World Records

The two longest rivers in the world are the Nile, flowing into the Mediterranean, and the Amazon, flowing into the South Atlantic. Which is the longer is more a (3)

The Longest Rivers In The World – WorldAtlas

May 10, 2022The Longest Rivers In The World · Nile River – 6,650km · Amazon River – 6,400km · Yangtze River – 6,300km · Mississippi/Missouri River – 6,275km (4)

Jun 11, 2018The names of some rivers, such as the Mississippi River and the Rio Grande, are unchanged from source to mouth. In contrast, the name of the (5)

Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World

Nile River- 6650 Kms The Nile River is considered the longest river in the world. The total length of the Nile river is 6650 Kms. Lake Victoria is (7)

What is the longest river in the world? | Smart Water Magazine

The Amazon is the longest river in the world and also the largest river by discharge volume and drainage basin area. With about 7 million square kilometres, the (9)

The Nile River, located in Africa, is listed as being 6,853 kilometers (4,258 miles) long, and is hence commonly considered to be the longest (10)

These are the five longest rivers in the world

Nile River: The longest river in the world · 2. Amazon River: Second longest and the largest by water flow · 3. Yangtze River: The longest (11)

According to the U.S. National Park Service, the river Nile is the longest in the world, spanning 4,135 miles (6,650 kilometers). Though it mostly runs through (12)

The Amazon River, not the Nile, is the longest in the world, a team of Brazilian scientists claims.(13)

The Longest Rivers In The World

The enchanting River Nile in Africa is the longest river in the world. With the pyramids sitting at the backdrop in Egypt, (14)

The Amazon is undeniably one of the world’s greatest rivers. It is the largest river by volume, and its basin is home to the Amazon Rainforest, the world’s (15)

What are the 10 longest rivers in the world? · 1. River Nile · 2. Amazon River · 3. Yangtze River · 4. Mississippi River · 5. Yenisei River · 6. Yellow River · 7. Ob- (16)

The 15 Largest Rivers in the World – AZ Animals

The Nile River is the largest river in the world. The Nile-White Nile-Kagera-Nyaborongo-Mwogo-Rukarara River system stretches over 4,000 miles, (17)

Only 111 miles apart, the Nile River in Africa is the longest river in the world in comparison to its runner-up, the Amazon River, located in (18)

Extremities of the Earth: The Longest River (Part 1)

Today, the most common answer to which is the world’s longest river is the Nile River in northeast Africa. However, it wasn’t until the mid-19th (19)

What’s the World’s Longest River? | Live Science

Flowing northward through the tropical climate of eastern Africa and into the Mediterranean Sea, the Nile river is the longest river in the (21)

But when it comes to the title of which river is longest, the Nile takes top billing. At 6,583 km (4,258 miles) long, and draining in an area of (22)

The Nile River is thought to be the world’s longest river. The Nile River stretches about 6650 kilometers. The river’s source is thought to be (23)

20 Longest Rivers in the World by Continent (World Travel …

Until recently, the Nile River was unanimously regarded as the longest river in the world. And, with the nile river length at 4,132 miles long, it’s no wonder.(24)

Do you know which is the longest river in the world? The River Nile is the longest river that is 7088 kilometres in length.(25)

Aug 26, 2014Stretching for 4,132 miles in northern Africa, the Nile River is the world’s longest river, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Flowing (26)

Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World – Ocean Info

Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World · Amur-Argu-Kherlen River · Congo-Lualaba-Chambeshi River · Río de la Plata-Paraná River System · Ob-Irtysh River · Yellow River.(27)

Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World – All Top Everything

The Nile is the longest river in the world. It has a total length of at least 6,695 km / 4,160 miles. It should be noted, however, that many (29)

Despite these difficulties, most scientists agree that the Nile River is the longest river in the world. Flowing north through eastern Africa and emptying (30)

As the longest river in the world, the mighty Nile enjoys more fame than most other rivers as the protagonist of legends and historical (31)

List of 20 Longest Rivers in the World

Q. Which is world’s longest river? A. The Nile River is the longest river in the world which is about 7,088 km long. · Q. Which is longer the Nile or the Amazon (32)

Top 10 Longest Rivers In The World: 1. The Nile (6650 km) 2. The Amazon (6400 km) 3. The Yangtze (6300 km) 4. The Mississippi-Missouri (6275 (33)

Rivers and Streams The Longest Rivers in the World; River, Country, Miles, Kilometers ; Nile, Egypt, 4,145. 6,670 ; Amazon, Brazil, 4,000. 6,404.(34)

As for the top two contenders, they’re not surprising options. RealLifeLore notes that experts ultimately say that either the Nile River in (35)

Nile River | National Geographic Society

The Nile River flows from south to north through eastern Africa. It begins in the rivers that flow into Lake Victoria (located in modern-day (36)

Nile River- (length- 6650 Km) – The Nile River is regarded as the longest river on the planet. The Nile River is approximately 6650 kilometres long. Lake (37)

The Nile River is the longest river in the world. It is world-famous for its length and cultural importance, although there’s a fair level of (38)

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(1). List of river systems by length – Wikipedia
(3). Longest river | Guinness World Records
(4). The Longest Rivers In The World – WorldAtlas
(5). World’s Longest Rivers | U.S. Geological Survey – USGS.gov
(7). Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World
(9). What is the longest river in the world? | Smart Water Magazine
(10). What are the longest rivers in the world? – Phys.org
(11). These are the five longest rivers in the world – India Today
(12). What is the longest river in the world? That’s surprisingly …
(13). Amazon Longer Than Nile River, Scientists Say
(14). The Longest Rivers In The World | Times of India Travel
(15). How Long Is the Amazon River? – Encyclopedia Britannica
(16). What are the 10 longest rivers in the world? – Exoticca Blog
(17). The 15 Largest Rivers in the World – AZ Animals
(18). The 10 Longest Rivers in the World – ThoughtCo
(19). Extremities of the Earth: The Longest River (Part 1)
(21). What’s the World’s Longest River? | Live Science
(22). What Is the Longest River In The World? – Universe Today
(23). Top 10 Longest Rivers of the World 2022 – Current Affairs
(24). 20 Longest Rivers in the World by Continent (World Travel …
(25). Top 50 Longest Rivers Of the World For Competitive Exams
(26). World’s 10 Longest Rivers (PHOTOS) – The Weather Channel
(27). Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World – Ocean Info
(29). Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World – All Top Everything
(30). Where Is the Longest River? | Wonderopolis
(31). Yes, the Nile Is the Longest River in the World | Far & Wide
(32). List of 20 Longest Rivers in the World – Triponzy
(33). Top 10 Longest Rivers In The World – The Fact File
(34). The Longest Rivers In The World – MBGnet
(35). Earth’s Longest Rivers Are Bigger than Entire Continents
(36). Nile River | National Geographic Society
(37). TOP 10 LONGEST RIVERS OF THE WORLD 2022 – OnlineTyari
(38). 10 Longest Rivers in the World – Largest.org