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Top 10 Longest Rivers in the World

Sunday, May 8th 2011. | Longest

If you already know that Nile is the longest river in the world, I bet most of you do not know what is the longest river in the world on rank 3 and 4. In this post, besides discussing Nile, we are going to discuss nine other longest rivers in the world. If you do not have time to read the whole information, you can bookmark the post or share the link to your facebook page.

1. Nile

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Nile river

Nile is one of the oldest rivers in the world and definitely one of the most famous river on the planet. It is known since the time before Pyramid built. Nile is 4180 mile long. The stream starts from Lake Victoria of Africa and ended on Mediterranean seas.
2. Amazon

In North America, Amazon river is the hearth of Amazonian. Amazon River feeds Amazon’s jungle and it is still one of the most important rivers in North American Continent. It is 3912 miles long. The river starts from Glacier Fed Lakes of Peru and ends on Atlantic Ocean.
3. Mississippi
The Mississippi river stretches from red rock of Montana until Gulf of Mexico. It is 3170 miles long and the water gives live to thousand plants and animals.
4. Yangtze

Yangtze River or Chang Jiang River is a China’s longest river. The stream starts from Tibetan plateau until China Sea. In total, Yangtze River is 3602 miles long

5. Ob

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ob river

River Ob is 3459 miles long and is known as the longest river in Russia. It is streaming from Atlai mountain to the gulf of Ob. Because of the Environment, River ob is one of the coldest rivers in the world

6. Huang He

Huang He or more popular Yellow river is the second China’s longest river. The stream starts from East side of Kunlan Mountain and ends on Gulf of Chihli. It stretches 2900 miles long

7. Yenisei
Yenisei River is stretching from Tannu-Ola Mountain of Western Tuva, Russia, to Artic Ocean. Yenisei River is spanning 2800 miles long

8. Parana

Parana River is one of the longest rivers in Argentina. It streams from Confluence of Paranaiba and Grande Rivers to Rio De la Plata. Totally, it stretches 2795 miles long

9. Irtish

Irtish River streams from Altai Mountains of Russia to the Ob River. It has total length 2758 miles long counted from its first point in Altai Mountain.

10. Zaire

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congo river

Zaire or Congo River is stretching 2716 miles long. The stream starts from Confluence of Lualab and Luapula rivers. It flows many Area in Congo and It ends in Atlantic Ocean. It is known as one of the longest river in Africa

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