Sailing on the Nile, Egypt
The Nile River (Egypt)

Top 10 List:

Here is a list of the top 10 longest rivers in the world. As you can see, they often travel through more than one country, and most of the continents of the world are represented in the table below.

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River Country Length (km) Length (miles)
1. Nile Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan & Egypt 6670 4145
2. Amazon Brazil 6448 4007
3. Mississippi-Missouri-Red Rock USA 5970 3710
4. Yenisey-Angara-Selenga Russia, Mongolia 5540 3442
5. Yangtze China 5530 3436
6. Ob'-Irtysh China, Kazakhstan & Russia 5410 3362
7. Huang Ho China 4830 3001
8. Zaire Congo 4700 2920
9. Lena-Kirenga Russia 4400 2734
10. Amur-Argun Russia & China 4345 2700
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