Top 10 longest river in the world
The Congo River is a river in Africa. It is the second largest river in the world by discharge, and the world’s deepest river with measured depths in excess of 220 m.
Cities: Kinshasa, Brazzaville, Matadi, Kisangani, more
Sources: East African Rift, Chambeshi River, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Mweru
Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Cameroon
The Irtysh River is a river in Siberia, China, and Kazakhstan. It is the chief tributary of the Ob River. The river’s headwaters originate in the Altai Mountains on the Mongolian-Chinese borders.
The Paraná River is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina for some 4,880 kilometres. It is second in length only to the Amazon River among South American rivers .
Basin area: 2,582,672 km²
Sources: Paranaíba River, Rio Grande
Bridges: Friendship Bridge, Rosario-Victoria Bridge, more
The Yenisei, also written as Yenisey, is the largest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean. It is the central of the three great Siberian rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean.
Basin area: 2,580,000 km²
Mouths: Arctic Ocean, Yenisei Gulf, Kara Sea
Bridges: Krasnoyarsk Bridge
Countries: Mongolia, Russia
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The Yellow River or Huang He is the third-longest river in Asia, following the Yangtze River and Yenisei River, and the sixth-longest in the world at the estimated length of 5,464 km.
Source: Bayan Har Mountains
Cities: Zhengzhou, Lanzhou, Luoyang, Jinan, Kaifeng, Yinchuan,Baotou, Wuhai
Bridges: Zhongshan Bridge, Jinan Yellow River Bridge, Luokou Yellow River Railway Bridge
The Ob River, also Obi, is a major river in western Siberia, Russia and is the world’s seventh longest river. It is the westernmost of the three great Siberian rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean. The Gulf of Ob is the world’s longest estuary.
Basin area: 2,972,497 km²
Sources: Altai Mountains, Biya River, Katun River
Mouths: Gulf of Ob, Kara Sea
Cities: Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Kamen-na-Obi, Surgut, Salekhard, more
Bridges: Bugrinsky Bridge, Surgut Bridge, Novosibirsk Rail Bridge
4.Chang Jiang (Yangtze)
The Yangtze River, known in China as the Chang Jiang or the Yangzi, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world.
Basin area: 1,808,500 km²
Bridges: Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge
The Missouri River is the longest river in North America. Rising in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2,341 miles before entering the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri.
Country: United States of America
Bridges: Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in the world, and either the second or first in length.
Basin area: 7,050,000 km²
Countries: Colombia, Peru, Brazil
Cities: Manaus, Iquitos, Leticia, Amazonas, Belém, Santarém, Macapá,Tabatinga, Parintins, Óbidos, Itacoatiara, Tefé, Almeirim
The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,853 km long.
Sources: White Nile, Blue Nile
Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, more
Cities: Cairo, Khartoum, Jinja, Juba
Bridges: Qasr al-Nil Bridge, 6th October Bridge, Desouk Bridge, Aswan Bridge