Longest Rivers in the World
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Dataset of the longest rivers in the world - each major continent has a contender in the Big 4 longest rivers of the world - Africa's Nile river (7,088km), South America's Amazon river (6,992km),  Asia's Yangtze river (6,300km) and North America's Mississippi river (6,275km).

In total, these 4 rivers receive inflows from a combined drainage area of 15 million km square. To appreciate this magnitude, take note that Russia has a land mass of about 17 million km square and Canada has a land mass of about 9.98 million km square.

  Top 30 ranks, by length in descending order

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