River

River

A river is a natural flowing freshwater from its source towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river.

The Nile River is the world’s longest river. The Nile River is located in Africa. And, the Amazon River is the world’s largest river in terms of discharge of water. The Amazon River is located in South America. Following is the list of world’s famous rivers.

RiverLocation
AmazonSouth America: Peru, Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador
It is the world's largest river in terms of discharge of water.
DanubeCentral and Eastern Europe
It is the longest river in European Union.
EuphratesTurkey, Syria and Iraq
It is the longest river in Western Asia.
GangesIndia and Bangladesh
IndusPakistan
It is the longest river in South Asia.
MississippiUnited States
MissouriUnited States
It is the longest river in North America.
NileAfrica: Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan
It is the longest river in the world.
Orange RiverAfrica: Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia
It is the longest river in South Africa.
ThamesEngland
VolgaRussia
It is the longest river in Europe.
YangtzeChina
It is the longest river in Asia.
Yellow RiverChina