Largest Rivers and Longest Rivers in United Kingdom
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Which is the longest river in United Kingdom?
The longest river in United Kingdom is River Severn with a length of 354 kilometers (220 miles). At second and third, are River Thames which stretches 346 kilometers (215 miles) and River Trent which is 297 kilometers (185 miles) long.The lengths of the major rivers and river systems in United Kingdom range from 112 km to 354 km, with the average river being 160.2 km long.

 Compare River Severn with River Don, Aberdeenshire


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Rivers with the largest drainage basin. The river with the largest drainage basin in United Kingdom is River Thames with a basin area of 12,935 square kilometers.The drainage basins of the major rivers in United Kingdom span from 11,420 km2 to 12,935 km2, with the average basin size being 12,177.5 km2.

Rivers with the highest average discharge. The river with the highest average discharge in United Kingdom is River Tay with a discharge rate of 179 m3/s.The average discharge of the major rivers in United Kingdom range from 5.20 m3/s to 179 m3/s.


Here are the longest rivers in United Kingdom.

River Severn.

River Severn

River Severn is the longest river in United Kingdom at 354 kilometers (220 miles).

River Severn is a river that is 354 kilometers (or 220 miles) long and drains from a 11,420 km2 drainage basin in United Kingdom.

River Severn discharges at 61.17 m3/3 and flows out into Bewdley and Worcs.

 

 Compare River Severn with River Clyde from Europe.

 Compare River Severn with River Tweed from Europe.


River Thames.

River Thames

River Thames is the largest river by drainage area in United Kingdom at 12,935 km2.

River Thames is a 346-km long (215 miles) river that drains from a 12,935-km2 wide basin in United Kingdom.

Its average discharge rate is 65.80 m3/3 and the river flows out into London.

 

 Compare River Thames with River Tees from Europe.

 Compare River Thames with Seversky Donets from Europe.


River Trent.

River Trent Nottingham

River Trent is the 3rd longest river in United Kingdom at 297 kilometers (185 miles).

River Trent is a river that stretches 297 kilometers (or 185 miles) in length and is located in England.

 

 Compare River Trent with River Don, South Yorkshire from Europe.

 Compare River Trent with River Spey from Europe.


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World: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

By Country: Australia  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Russia  |  UK  |  USA

Europe: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Asia: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Africa: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Oceania: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

North America: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

South America: Longest  |  Largest by Discharge Volume  |  Largest by Drainage Area

Outflows: Amazon River  |  Atlantic Ocean  |  Black Sea  |  Mississippi River  |  Pacific Ocean


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