List of  10  Longest Rivers  in the world

17th February, 2024


Nile River (Africa)

Approximately 6,650 kilometers (4,132 miles). Arguably, it is the world's most historically significant river, flowing through eleven African countries. 

Amazon River (South America)

Around 6,400 kilometers (3,976 miles). This mighty river boasts the planet's largest discharge volume and a basin holding unparalleled biodiversity. 

Yangtze River (Asia)

Stretching roughly 6,300 kilometers (3,915 miles). China's longest river flows through populated regions and is a lifeline for agriculture and trade. 

Mississippi-Missouri River System  (North America)

The combined length is 6,275 kilometers (3,902 miles). It is an economic powerhouse and home to a rich native history. 

Yenisei-Angara-Selenga River (Asia)

This system flows 5,539 kilometers (3,442 miles) through stunning environments across Mongolia and Russia. 

Yellow River (Asia)

Reaching approximately 5,464 kilometers (3,395 miles). Known as the "cradle of Chinese civilization," it has a turbulent history of floods and droughts. 

Ob-Irtysh River (Asia)

From the Mongolian border to the Arctic Ocean, this river system encompasses about 5,410 kilometers (3,362 miles). 

Paraná River (South America)

Flowing nearly 4,880 kilometers (3,032 miles) through Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina.  Vital for navigation and hydropower. 

Congo River (Africa)

Coursing nearly 4,700 kilometers (2,920 miles) through the heart of Africa, it harbors incredible biodiversity and a complex web of tributaries. 

Amur River (Asia)

Straddling the border between Russia and China for roughly 4,444 kilometers (2,762 miles). It supports fisheries and a unique array of wildlife.