There are 18 countries that don’t have a single river and Bangladesh, known as “the land of the rivers” with over 700 Rivers.
The Nile River, located in Africa, is listed as being 6,853 kilometers long, and is hence commonly considered to be the longest river in the world.
The Yangtze River is the third longest river in the world running 6,300 kilometers and it's the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country.
Rivers are found on every continent and on nearly every kind of land.
The Ganges, Yangtze and Indus rivers are three of the most polluted on Earth.
The Congo River is the world’s deepest river with measured depths in excess of 220 meters (720 feet).
Caño Cristales is a Colombian river. The river is commonly called the “River of Five Colors” or the “Liquid Rainbow”.
The second longest river in the world is the Amazon River, it reaches around 6400 kilometers in length (4000 miles).
Russia has more rivers than any other country. Britannica says it has around 100,000 rivers.
In order to mark this fact slide as favourite, please login first!
Do you like TheFactsBook? Want to save favourite fact slide?
Please feel free to registerSign up!