These are the rivers with the largest drainage areas in the Africa. A drainage area is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.
The Congo River and Nile River receives inflows from gigantic drainage areas, at 3,680,000 km2 and 3,254,555 km2, respectively. The mighty Congo River also is the largest river in Africa by discharge volume. discharging at a staggering volume of 41,800 m³ per second!