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05/02/2023 11:13 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Longest Rivers of different Countries of World, Origin and Mouth


Longest River of Australia

Longest rivers of different countries of world

Murray-Darling River Map

Murray river is considered as Australia’s longest river. Its length is 2508 Km. The origin point of Murray river is Australian Alps. It drains the western part of Alps mountains and then flows to the plains and then to southern Australia and then meets the ocean at Lake Alexendrina near Goolwa in South Australia. Along with its tributary Darling river, the Murray Darling basin becomes the largest river basin of Australia.

Longest river of Canada

Mackenzie river is the longest river of Canada. The name of this river is kept on famous explorer Alaxender Mackenzie. This river originates from Great Slave lake at Fort Providence at an elevation of 156 m. This river flows from south to north direction covering mostly the northwest regions of Canada before meeting Beau ford Sea (Arctic ocean) near Inuvik region.

Longest river of Egypt

Nile river is the longest river of Egypt. It is also the longest river of not only Africa but whole world. The length of Nile is 6853 Km. The source of Nile river is the confluence of White and Blue Nile rivers. White Nile originates from Lake Victoria and Blue Nile from Lake Tana. The primary origin of Nile river is considered as Lake Victoria.

Longest river of France

Loire river is the longest river of France. The length of Loire river is 1012 Km. The river originates from Massif Central near Sainte Eulalie of Ardeche at an elevation of 1408 m. It drains about 20 % of France’s land area and meets Atlantic ocean at Bay of Biscay near Saint Nazaire.

Longest river of Japan

Shinano is the longest river of Japan. It originates from Mount Kobushi at an elevation of 2475 m. It is also called as Chikuma river in Japan. After the course of 367 Km it meets Sea of Japan near Niigata city.

Longest river of Pakistan

Indus is one of the greatest and mightiest rivers of South Asia. The name of country India is derived from this river only which also depicts its historic and cultural importance. It is also called as Sindhu in Hindi and Sanskrit language. It originates from Sengge Zangbo, Tibetan Plateau in China and then flows to Indian state of Jammu and Kaskmir. The majority of the length say 93 % flows in Pakistan. It drains the most fertile Punjab and Sindh regions of Pakistan and then meets Arabian sea near Karachi forming Indus delta.

Longest River of UK

River Severn (as opposite the common belief of Thames) is the longest river of UK. Through its 354 Km range it passed the counties of Powys, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. Severn river originates from Cambrian mountains of Mid Wales and then after traversing its course meets Bristol channel (North Atlantic Ocean).

Longest Rivers of different Countries of Asia-Oceania

List of all longest rivers of all different countries of Asia like China, India, Pakistan, Japan, Iran Iraq, Indonesia, Malaysia etc.

Longest Rivers of different Countries of Africa

Longest Rivers of different Countries of Europe

List of all longest rivers of different European countries like UK, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Swede, Finland etc.

Longest Rivers of different Countries of North & South America

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