Longest River in the World: River Nile is the longest river in the world and is among the most extended river systems at over 1000 km. River Nile is a river with a length of 7088 km. It empties into the Mediterranean Sea and crosses the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator.
The source of the river is thought to be Lake Victoria. Egypt, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Burundi, Sudan, and South Sudan are part of the river route.
Longest River in the World
Two tributaries of the river are the Blue and White Niles. Although the Nile River is the longest in the world for most of us, some scholars believe that the Amazon River is the real winner. Large rivers, such as the Nile and the Amazon, have many sources and large and small tributaries. If the actual length of a river is to be measured, then it is necessary to locate its distant source. Such references are often found in remote and inaccessible areas, making locating them difficult.
The table below lists the top 50 longest rivers in the world, the length of each river, their origin, and the countries they touch or flow through. River Nile is the longest river, with a distance of 7088 km. It empties into the Mediterranean Sea and crosses the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator.
Biggest river in the world
|Top No.||Name of River||Length (km)||Outflow||Drainage Basin Sharing Countries|
|1.||Nile– White-Nile –Kagera –Nyabarongo –Mwogo –Rukarara||7,088||Mediterranean||Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan|
|2.||Amazon–Ucayali–Tambo–Ene–Mantaro||6,992||Atlantic Ocean||Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana|
|3.||Yangtze||6,418||East China Sea||China|
|4.||Mississippi–Missouri–Jefferson–Beaverhead–Red Rock–Hell Roaring||6,275||Gulf of Mexico||United States (98.5%), Canada (1.5%)|
|5.||Yenisei–Angara–Selenge–Ider||5,539||Kara Sea||Russia (97%), Mongolia (2.9%)|
|6.||Yellow River||5,464||Bohai Sea||China|
|7.||Ob–Irtysh||5,410||Gulf of Ob||Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia|
|8.||Río de la Plata–Paraná–Rio Grande||4,880||Río de la Plata||Brazil (46.7%), Argentina (27.7%), Paraguay (13.5%), Bolivia (8.3%), Uruguay (3.8%)|
|9.||Congo–Chambesh||4,700||Atlantic Ocean||Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda|
|10.||Amur–Argun–Kherlen||4,444||Sea of Okhotsk||Russia, China, Mongolia|
|12.||Mekong (Lancang Jiang)||4,350||South China Sea||China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam|
|14.||Niger||4,200||Gulf 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|
|15.||Brahmaputra–Tsangpo||3,848||Ganges||India (58.0%), China (19.7%), Nepal (9.0%), Bangladesh (6.6%), Disputed India/China (4.2%), Bhutan (2.4%)|
|17.||Tocantins–Araguaia||3,650||Atlantic Ocean, Amazon||Brazil|
|19.||Indus–Sênggê Zangbo||3,610||Arabian Sea||Pakistan (93%), India and China|
|20.||Shatt al-Arab–the Euphrates–Murat||3,596||Persian Gulf||Iraq (60.5%), Turkey (24.8%), Syria (14.7%)|
|21.||Madeira–Mamoré–Grande–Caine–Rocha||3,380||Amazon||Brazil, Bolivia, Peru|
|23.||Yukon||3,185||Bering Sea||United States (59.8%), Canada (40.2%)|
|24.||São Francisco||3,180||Atlantic Ocean||Brazil|
|25.||Syr Darya–Naryn||3,078||Aral Sea||Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan|
|26.||Salween||3,060||Andaman Sea||China (52.4%), Myanmar (43.9%), Thailand (3.7%)|
|27.||Saint Lawrence–Niagara–Detroit–Saint Clair–Saint Marys–Saint Louis–North||3,058||Gulf of Saint Lawrence||Canada (52.1%), United States (47.9%)|
|28.||Rio Grande||3,057||Gulf of Mexico||United States (52.1%), Mexico (47.9%)|
|30.||Danube–Breg||2,888||Black 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%)|
|31.||Irrawaddy River–N’Mai River–Dulong River–Kelaoluo–Gada Qu||2,727||Andaman Sea||China, Myanmar|
|32.||Zambezi||2,693||Mozambique Channel||Zambia (41.6%), Angola (18.4%), Zimbabwe (15.6%), Mozambique (11.8%), Malawi (8.0%), Tanzania (2.0%), Namibia, Botswana|
|35.||Ganges–Hooghly–Padma||2,620||Bay of Bengal||India, Bangladesh, Nepal|
|36.||Amu Darya–Panj||2,620||Aral Sea||Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan|
|38.||Nelson–Saskatchewan||2,570||Hudson Bay||Canada, United States|
|39.||Paraguay||2,549||Paraná||Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina|
|40.||Kolyma||2,513||East Siberian Sea||Russia|
|41.||Pilcomayo||2,500||Paraguay||Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia|
|45.||Ural||2,428||Caspian Sea||Russia, Kazakhstan|
|47.||Colorado||2,333||Gulf of California||United States, Mexico|
|49.||Dnieper||2,287||Black Sea||Russia, Belarus, Ukraine|
Widest river in the world
If you are looking for the Widest river in the world, the above tabular form will give the complete information along with countries sharing, longest way (km), and another serial number as per the toppest wise.
It has the 6650 Km long in the world.
It has the length 3848 km, which is 15th largest river in the world.