List of Longest Rivers in the World

A river is a characteristic streaming conduit, streaming towards a sea, ocean, lake, or another waterway. Rivers have been a significant piece of human and creature life forever ago.

Despite the fact that it very well may be difficult to see the significance of waterways in your everyday life, especially in the event that you live in a city, you may be astounded at what they do.

Not exclusively would it be able to be hard to tell where a river really starts and finishes, since A waterway is a characteristic streaming conduit, streaming towards a sea, ocean, lake, or another river.

Rivers are erosive to the scene, they really change length constantly. Russia is the biggest country on the planet, so it appears to be able that it likewise has the most rivers more than 600 miles long.

The primary human developments were all close to a waterway as these furnished people with water. With the coming of innovation, water transport frameworks have been created and we at this point don’t have to choose the river banks.

Rivers have now become significantly something other than wellsprings of water. They give a wellspring of drinking water, for getting food, treating terrains, and an approach to move products from one spot to another. Rivers likewise give significant natural surroundings to untamed life.

Rank River Length (km) Length (miles) Drainage area (km2)Average discharge (m3/s)Outflow Countries in the drainage basin
1Nile–White Nile–Kagera–Nyabarongo–Mwogo–Rukarara6,650 (7,088)4,130 (4,404)32,54,5552,800Mediterranean Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan
2Amazon–Ucayali–Tambo–Ene–Mantaro6,400 (6,992)3,976 (4,345)70,00,0002,09,000Atlantic Ocean Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana
3Yangtze–Jinsha–Tongtian–Dangqu(Chang Jiang) 6,300 (6,418)3,917 (3,988)18,00,00030,166East China Sea China
4Mississippi–Missouri–Jefferson–Beaverhead–Red Rock–Hell Roaring 6,2753,90229,80,00016,792Gulf of Mexico United States (98.5%), Canada (1.5%)
5Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider 5,5393,44525,80,00018,050Kara Sea Russia (97%), Mongolia (2.9%)
6Yellow River(Huang He) 5,4643,3957,45,0002,571Bohai Sea China
7Ob–Irtysh 5,4103,36429,90,00012,475Gulf of Ob Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia
8Río de la Plata–Paraná–Rio Grande4,8803,03025,82,67222,000Río de la Plata Brazil (46.7%), Argentina (27.7%), Paraguay (13.5%), Bolivia (8.3%), Uruguay (3.8%)
9Congo–Chambeshi(Zaïre) 4,7002,92236,80,00041,800Atlantic Ocean Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda
10Amur–Argun–Kherlen(Heilong Jiang) 4,4442,76318,55,00011,400Sea of Okhotsk Russia, China, Mongolia
11Lena 4,4002,73624,90,00015,500Laptev Sea Russia
12Mekong(Lancang Jiang) 4,3502,7058,10,00016,000South China Sea China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam
13Mackenzie–Slave–Peace–Finlay 4,2412,63717,90,00010,300Beaufort Sea Canada
14Niger 4,2002,61120,90,0005,589Gulf of Guinea Nigeria (26.6%), Mali (25.6%), Niger (23.6%), Algeria (7.6%), Guinea (4.5%), Cameroon (4.2%), Burkina Faso (3.9%), Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Chad
15Brahmaputra–Yarlung Tsangpo 3,9692,4667,12,03519,800Ganges India (58.0%), China (19.7%), Nepal (9.0%), Bangladesh (6.6%), Disputed India/China (4.2%), Bhutan (2.4%)
16Murray–Darling–Culgoa–Balonne–Condamine 3,6722,28210,61,000767Southern Ocean Australia
17Tocantins–Araguaia 3,6502,2709,50,00013,598Atlantic Ocean, Amazon Brazil
18Volga 3,6452,26613,80,0008,080Caspian Sea Russia
19Indus–Sênggê Zangbo 3,6102,2509,60,0007,160Arabian Sea Pakistan (93%), India and China
20Shatt al-Arab–Euphrates–Murat 3,5962,2368,84,000856Persian Gulf Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Iran
21Madeira–Mamoré–Grande–Caine–Rocha 3,3802,10014,85,20031,200Amazon Brazil, Bolivia, Peru
22Purús 3,2111,99563,1668,400Amazon Brazil, Peru
23Yukon 3,1851,9808,50,0006,210Bering Sea United States (59.8%), Canada (40.2%)
24São Francisco 3,180*(2,900)1,976*(1,802)6,10,0003,300Atlantic Ocean Brazil
25Syr Darya–Naryn 3,0781,9132,19,000703Aral Sea Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan
26Salween(Nu Jiang) 3,0601,9013,24,0003,153Andaman Sea China (52.4%), Myanmar (43.9%), Thailand (3.7%)
27Saint Lawrence–Niagara–Detroit–Saint Clair–Saint Marys–Saint Louis–North (Great Lakes) 3,0581,90010,30,00010,100Gulf of Saint Lawrence Canada (52.1%), United States (47.9%)
28Rio Grande 3,0571,9005,70,00082Gulf of Mexico United States (52.1%), Mexico (47.9%)
29Lower Tunguska 2,9891,8574,73,0003,600Yenisei Russia
30Danube–Breg (Donau, Dunăre, Duna, Dunav, Dunaj) 2,888* 1,795* 8,17,0007,130Black Sea Romania (28.9%), Hungary (11.7%), Austria (10.3%), Serbia (10.3%), Germany (7.5%), Slovakia (5.8%), Bulgaria (5.2%), Croatia (4.5%), Ukraine (3.8%)
31Irrawaddy River–N’Mai River–Dulong River–Kelaoluo–Gada Qu 2,809* 1,745.8* 404,200* 13,000* Andaman Sea China, Myanmar
32Zambezi(Zambesi) 2,740* 1,703* 13,30,0004,880Mozambique Channel Zambia (41.6%), Angola (18.4%), Zimbabwe (15.6%), Mozambique (11.8%), Malawi (8.0%), Tanzania (2.0%), Namibia, Botswana
33Vilyuy 2,7201,7004,54,0001,480Lena Russia
34Ganges–Hooghly–Padma (Ganga) 2,7041,69010,24,00012,037Bay of Bengal India, Bangladesh, Nepal
35Amu Darya–Panj 2,6201,6285,34,7391,400Aral Sea Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan
36Japurá (Rio Yapurá) 2,615* 1,625* 2,42,2596,000Amazon Brazil, Colombia
37Nelson–Saskatchewan 2,5701,59710,93,0002,575Hudson Bay Canada, United States
38Paraguay (Rio Paraguay) 2,5491,5849,00,0004,300Paraná Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina
39Kolyma 2,5131,5626,44,0003,800East Siberian Sea Russia
40Pilcomayo 2,5001,5532,70,000Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia
41Upper Ob–Katun 2,4901,547Ob Russia
42Ishim 2,4501,5221,77,00056Irtysh Kazakhstan, Russia
43Ural 2,4281,5092,37,000475Caspian Sea Russia, Kazakhstan
44Juruá 2,4101,4982,00,0006,000Amazon Peru, Brazil
45Arkansas 2,3481,459505,000(435,122)1,066Mississippi United States
46Colorado (western U.S.) 2,3331,4503,90,0001,200Gulf of California United States, Mexico
47Olenyok 2,2921,4242,19,0001,210Laptev Sea Russia
48Dnieper 2,2871,4215,16,3001,670Black Sea Ukraine, Belarus, Russia
49Aldan 2,2731,4127,29,0005,060Lena Russia
50Ubangi–Uele[19] 2,2701,4107,72,8004,000Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo
51Negro 2,2501,3987,20,11426,700Amazon Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia
52Columbia 2,250 (1,953) 1,398 (1,214) 4,15,2117,500Pacific Ocean United States, Canada
53Pearl–Xi-Xun-Qian-Hongshui-Nanpan 2,2001,3764,37,00013,600South China Sea China (98.5%), Vietnam (1.5%)
54Red (USA) 2,1881,36078,592875Mississippi United States
55Kasai 2,1531,3388,80,20010,000Congo Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo
56Ohio–Allegheny 2,1021,3064,90,6037,957Mississippi United States
57Orinoco 2,1011,30613,80,00033,000Atlantic Ocean Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana
58Tarim 2,1001,3055,57,000Lop Nur China
59Xingu 2,1001,305Amazon Brazil
60Orange 2,0921,300Atlantic Ocean South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho
61Brazos-Double Mountain Fork-North Fork-Blackwater Draw 2,0601,280Gulf of Mexico United States
62Northern Salado 2,0101,249Paraná Argentina
63Vitim 1,9781,229Lena Russia
64Tigris 1,9501,212Shatt al-Arab Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran
65Songhua 1,9271,197Amur China
66Tapajós 1,9001,181Amazon Brazil
67Don 1,8701,1624,25,600935Sea of Azov Russia, Ukraine
68Stony Tunguska 1,8651,1592,40,000Yenisei Russia
69Pechora 1,8091,1243,22,0004,100Barents Sea Russia
70Kama 1,8051,1225,07,0004,100Volga Russia
71Limpopo 1,8001,1184,13,000Indian Ocean Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana
72Chulym 1,7991,1181,34,000Ob Russia
73Guaporé (Itenez) 1,7491,087Mamoré Brazil, Bolivia
74Indigirka 1,7261,0723,60,4001,810East Siberian Sea Russia
75Snake 1,6701,0382,79,7191,611Columbia United States
76Senegal 1,6411,0204,19,659Atlantic Ocean Guinea, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania
77Uruguay 1,6101,0003,70,000Atlantic Ocean Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil
78Blue Nile 1,6009943,26,400Nile Ethiopia, Sudan
78Churchill 1,600994Hudson Bay Canada
78Khatanga–Kotuy 1,600994Laptev Sea Russia
78Okavango 1,600994Okavango Delta Namibia, Angola, Botswana
78Volta 1,600994Gulf of Guinea Ghana, Burkina Faso, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Benin
83Beni 1,5999942,83,3508,900Madeira Bolivia
84Platte 1,594990Missouri United States
85Tobol 1,591989Irtysh Kazakhstan, Russia
86Alazeya 1,59098864,700East Siberian Sea Russia
87Jubba–Shebelle 1,580* 982* Indian Ocean Ethiopia, Somalia
88Içá (Putumayo) 1,575979Amazon Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador
89Magdalena 1,5509632,63,8589,000Caribbean Colombia
90Han 1,532952Yangtze China
91Kura/Mt’k’vari 1,5159411,88,400575Caspian Sea Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan
92Oka 1,5009322,45,0001,258Volga Russia
93Upper Murray 1,500932Lower Murray Australia
94Guaviare 1,497930Orinoco Colombia
95Pecos 1,490926Rio Grande United States
96Murrumbidgee River 1,48592384,917120Murray River Australia
97Upper Yenisei–Little Yenisei (Kaa-Hem) 1,480920Yenisei Russia, Mongolia
98Godavari 1,4659103,12,8123,061Bay of Bengal India
99Colorado (Texas) 1,438894Gulf of Mexico United States
100Upper Tocantins 1,427887Tocantins Brazil
101Belaya 1,4208821,42,000858Kama Russia
101Cooper–Barcoo 1,420880Lake Eyre Australia
103Marañón 1,415879Amazon Peru
104Dniester 1,411 (1,352) 877 (840) 72,100310Black Sea Ukraine, Moldova
105Benue 1,400870Niger Cameroon, Nigeria
105Ili (Yili) 1,400870Lake Balkhash China, Kazakhstan
105Warburton–Georgina 1,4008703,65,000Lake Eyre Australia
108Sutlej 1,372852Chenab China, India, Pakistan
109Yamuna 1,3708513,66,2232,950Ganges India
109Vyatka 1,3708511,29,000890Kama Russia
111Fraser 1,3688502,20,0003,475Pacific Ocean Canada, United States[22]
112Grande 1,360845Paraná Brazil
113Liao-Xiliao-Laoha 1,345836Bohai Sea China
114Lachlan River 1,339 [15] 83284,70049Murrumbidgee River Australia
115Yalong 1,323822Yangtze China
116Iguaçu 1,320820Paraná Brazil, Argentina
116Olyokma 1,320820Lena Russia
118Northern Dvina–Sukhona 1,3028093,57,0523,332White Sea Russia
119Krishna 1,300808Bay of Bengal India
119Iriri 1,300808Xingu Brazil
121Narmada 1,289801Arabian Sea India
122Lomami[23] 1,280795Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
123Ottawa 1,2717901,46,3001,950Saint Lawrence Canada
124Rio Grande de Santiago-Lerma 1,2707891,19,543Pacific Ocean Mexico
125Elbe–Vltava 1,2527781,48,268711North Sea Germany, Czech Republic
126Zeya 1,242772Amur Russia
127Juruena 1,240771Tapajós Brazil
128Upper Mississippi 1,236768Mississippi United States
129Rhine 1,2337681,85,0002,330North Sea Germany (57.3%), Switzerland (15.1%), Netherlands (12.3%), France (12.2%), Luxembourg (1.4%), Austria (1.3%), Belgium (0.4%), Liechtenstein (0.1%), Italy (0.03%)
130Athabasca 1,23176595,300Mackenzie Canada
131Canadian 1,223760Arkansas United States
132North Saskatchewan 1,220758Saskatchewan Canada
133Vistula–Narew-Bug 1,2137541,94,4241,080Baltic Sea Poland, Belarus, Ukraine
134Vaal 1,210752Orange South Africa
135Shire 1,200746Zambezi Mozambique, Malawi
135Ogooué (or Ogowe) 1,2007462,23,8564,706Atlantic Ocean Gabon, Republic of the Congo
137Nen(Nonni) 1,190739Songhua China
138Kızıl River 1,1827341,15,000400Black Sea Turkey
139Markha River 1,18173499,000405Vilyuy River Russia
140Green 1,175730Colorado (western U.S.) United States
141Milk 1,173729MissouriUnited States, Canada
142Mun – Chi 1,162722Mekong River Thailand
142White 1,162722Mississippi United States
144Chindwin 1,158720Ayeyarwady Myanmar
145Sankuru 1,150715Kasai Democratic Republic of the Congo
145Wu 1,15071580,3001,108Yangtze China
147Red (Asia) 1,1497141,43,7002,640Gulf of Tonkin China, Vietnam
148James (Dakotas) 1,143710Missouri United States
148Kapuas 1,143710South China Sea Indonesia
150Desna 1,13070288,900360Dnieper Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
150Helmand 1,130702Hamun-i-Helmand Afghanistan, Iran
150Madre de Dios 1,1307021,25,0004,915Beni Peru, Bolivia
150Tietê 1,130702Paraná Brazil
150Vychegda 1,1307021,21,0001160Northern Dvina Russia
155Sepik 1,12670077,700Pacific Ocean Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
156Cimarron 1,123698Arkansas United States
157Anadyr 1,120696Gulf of Anadyr Russia
157Paraíba do Sul 1,120696Atlantic Ocean Brazil
159Jialing River 1,119695Yangtze China
160Liard 1,115693Mackenzie Canada
161Cumberland 1,10568746,830862Mississippi United States
162Huallaga 1,100684Marañón Peru
162Kwango 1,1006842,63,5002,700Kasai Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo
162Draa 1,100684Atlantic Ocean Morocco
165Gambia 1,094680Atlantic Ocean The Gambia, Senegal, Guinea
166Tyung 1,09267949,800Vilyuy River Russia
167Chenab 1,086675Indus India, Pakistan
168Yellowstone 1,0806711,14,260Missouri United States
168Ghaghara 1,0806711,27,9502,990Ganges India, Nepal, China
170Huai River 1,0786702,70,0001,110Yangtze China
171Aras 1,0726651,02,000285Kura Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran
172Chu River 1,06766362,500none Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan
173Seversky Donets 1,053 (1,078) 654 (670) 98,900159Don Russia, Ukraine
174Bermejo 1,050652Paraguay Argentina, Bolivia
174Fly 1,050652Gulf of Papua Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
174Kuskokwim 1,050652Bering Sea United States
177Tennessee 1,049652Ohio United States
178Oder–Warta 1,0456491,18,861550Baltic Sea Poland, Germany, Czech Republic
179Aruwimi[23] 1,030640Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
180Chambal 1,024636Yamuna India
181Daugava 1,02063487,900678Gulf of Riga Latvia, Belarus, Russia
182Gila 1,015631Colorado (western U.S.) United States
183Loire 1,0126291,15,271840Atlantic Ocean France
184Essequibo 1,010628Atlantic Ocean Guyana
184Khoper 1,01062861,100150Don Russia
186Tagus(Tajo/Tejo) 1,00662580,100444Atlantic Ocean Spain, Portugal
187Flinders River 1,0046241,09,000122Gulf of Carpentaria Australia

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