Longest Rivers in the World
By  simple johnUpdated   views
Category: Nature

  Interactive Chart

Chart 1: Longest Rivers
Preparing chart


These are 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.

  Interactive Table

Preparing data


No attribution sources specified.

Disclaimer :Please be advised that RList does not endorse nor guarantee the completeness, accuracy, reliability or validity of any information published by our member curators herein. For more details, please refer to our Website Terms of Use.

  Related Lists