The Amazon River of South America is the second longest river in the world and by far the largest by waterflow. It has the largest drainage basin in the world, ~7,050,000 sq. km (2,720,000 sq. mi), accounts for approximately one-fifth of the ...
The Mekong is a river in mainland China and Indochina. It is the world's 10th longest river. Its estimated length is 4909 km (3050 mi), and it drains an area of 795,000 km2 (307,000 sq mi), discharging 475 km3 (114 cu mi) of water annually.
The Volga is the largest river in Europe in terms of length, discharge and watershed. It flows through central Russia, and is widely viewed as the national river of Russia. Some of the largest reservoirs in the world can be found along the Volga.
The Danube is Europe's second longest river after the Volga. The river originates in the Black Forest in Germany and flows southeastward for a distance of some 2850 km (1771 mi), passing through four Central and Eastern European capitals, before ...
The Nile is a major north-flowing river in North Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 6,650 km (4,130 mi) long and runs through the Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, DR Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and Egypt.
A comprehensive list of lists of rivers, organized primarily by continent and country.
The Yangtze, Yangzi or Ch¨¢ng Ji¨¡ng is the longest river in Asia, and the third-longest in the world. It flows for 6,418 km (3,988 mi) from the glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau in Qinghai eastward across southwest, central and ...