Soha asked in Science & MathematicsGeography · 2 months ago

What is the largest river in the world?

3 Answers

  • Bill-M
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Largest by water volume _ Amazon River in South America.

    Longest by Miles -  Nile in Africa

  • 2 months ago

    Rivers have always been the place where the greatest civilizations flourished. They are the source of all what is needed from the mother nature.

    The Nile river is the longest where as the Amazon is the largest river of the world. A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. It is a part of the hydrological cycle; water generally collects in a river from precipitation through a drainage basin from surface runoff and other sources such as groundwater recharge, springs, and the release of stored water in natural ice and snowpack (e.g., from glaciers). The Nile river is considered to be the longest river in the world. Lake Victoria is considered to be the source of the river. It flow through the Egypt, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Burundi, Sudan, and South Sudan. The Blue and the White Nile are the two tributaries of the river. Although for most of us, the the Nile River is longest river in world, there is a section of scholars who regard the Amazon River as the true winner of this title. Large rivers like the Nile and Amazon have numerous sources and many large and small tributaries. The need to find the furthest source of a river is there if the true length of the river has to be calculated. Often, such sources are located in remote and inaccessible locations, rendering the discovery of such sources an arduous task.

    Here is a list of five longest rivers of the world

    •    Nile River: The longest river in the world

    •    Amazon River: Second longest and the largest by water flow

    •    Yangtze River: The longest river in Asia

    •    Mississippi-Missouri

    •    Yenisei

    •    The Yellow River

    •    The Ob-Irtysh River

    •    The Parana River

    •    The Congo River

    •    The Amur River

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  • 2 months ago

    The Nile: 4,132 miles (ca. 6,650 km).

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